Version-control software allows you to keep several versions of a file. Each time the file is changed, a new version is created. Older versions can be retrieved. Related files can be grouped together. Multiple people can edit the same files and their changes can be merged together.

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Git pull/fetch doesn't seem to work

I am using git over hamachi vpn and am able to clone the remote repository. However, git pull/fetch fails after hanging for a long time. The error message displayed is: Write failed: Broken pipe ...
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Versionable text spreadsheet format, ideally with GUI editor

I'm looking for a spreadsheet format that whose diffs won't look insane if I version it. Ideally this would have a decent editor to go with it (GUI preferably), and should be available ...
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Avoid “The source conrol provider associated… could not be found” message in SSMS

Every time I open my *.ssmssqlproj in SSMS i get the message: The source control provider associated with this solution could not be found. The projects will be treated as not under source ...
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Is there any git “for humans”? [closed]

A few non-technical friends have expressed interest in many of the cool abilities of git (the version control and rollbacks, not the offsite duplication), but definitely don't want to deal with git-* ...
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Revision control on a machine without root privileges

I am using a computational server (Scientific Linux) that I don't have root privileges on. I want to keep track of changes I make to my code and any forking I do. Subversion looks like a natural fit ...
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How to version large binary files?

I run Windows XP inside a virtual machine for some tasks. I attempted to use git to version the image for virtual box; however, it is about 6GB after all the service packs. I only have 6GB of ram ...
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Where does subversion download a newly checked out project to?

I have just gotten svn and checked out my first project from the internet. Normally when I'm working with SVN, I have created the project locally. I downloaded the trunk with svn co ...
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Which version of Git to use with Windows

I wish to install Git on Windows 7. There appears to be two versions. I will be using it in conjunction with Tortoise Git. http://msysgit.github.io/ http://git-scm.com/downloads An answer on ...
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Encrypt files before sending them to Cloud

Recently I switched to GIT along and picked bitbucket to host my code. Now with all the snowden scandal, I decided to review my choices. I really don't want to host my data on my own server, I'd ...
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GIT Permissions

There is something not clear for me and this is how to prevent other people read my code. The thing is that I want people create their own branches but not to view the other's branches. If someone is ...
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Automatically track all changes to a folder on Windows 7 [closed]

Is there any software that can keep track of all changes that are made to the files in a specific folder? I'd like to keep track of the complete revision history of a specific folder (so that if I ...
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How do I set up CVS for group use?

I am completely new to CVS as well as linux terminal so please bear with me. I need to setup cvs so my group members (on other machines) can access the repository and do all the good CVS stuff. How ...
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Use SVN/GIT for Software Versioning history? Or something else?

I'm currently working on implementing a versioning infrastructure for our in-business applications. You know, V1.1, 1.2 etc for our apps. What I would like to do is have a simple setup of recording ...
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Version control system for projects involving mixed content [closed]

My question: is there a reliable and simple version control system/mechanism/platform/... for projects with content that is effectively monolithic, opaque stuff? Most of the projects I work on ...
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How to prevent Excel from modifying the file on exit?

Whenever I open an Excel file and then close it without changing anything, the Excel would modify the file without asking a permission or giving any kind of warning. It modifies just 4 bytes at offset ...
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Version control options for research project [closed]

Good day. I know that we're supposed to ask questions that can be answered and not just discussed, so I'll try to make my question quantifiable, even though it's not completely so in nature. I'm ...
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Working with Git and remote repositories

I've been asked to work with a Github repository and the only Git related procedure I've ever done is cloning an existing repository. I've worked with SVN alot but I'm a bit of a noob when it comes ...
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How do I install git 1.8.3 on mac OSX?

I want to use the new git submodule deinit command added with 1.8.3. Can someone give me step-by-step instructions on how to install and use the development version of git on mac OSX 10.7.5? The ...
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git difftool doesn't launch Beyond Compare from Powershell or command prompt

I'm trying to use Beyond Compare 3 as my diff tool with git. I configured git with the following commands: (source: Using Beyond Compare With Version Control Systems) git config --global diff.tool ...
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How can I automatically compare and merge a large number of text files?

Due to a series of technical snafus with Dropbox and Simplenote syncing, my main writing folder, which contains text files mostly in Markdown format, is all messed up. I have about 500 unique files, ...
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git init --bare permission denied on 16gb USB stick

I am using GIT on a Windows 7 machine (64 bit) and have been learning how to use GIT to version control my files. Now I want to be able to create a --bare repository on an external device (in this ...
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Simple file manager with version control

As the title suggests, I am looking for a simple file manager script that has some form of version control system built into it. My needs are: It needs to be web based (written in PHP using MySQL ...
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Is there a sort of SVN for files from laptop and external HD?

I have a collection of files on laptop, with many folder and subfolders. At the same time, I'd like to do a backup of this collection on my external HD. But browse both path every time is ...
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Problem with SVN and non-versioned documents not being able to update and clean up

I am using TortoiseSVN and I am trying to update a folder completely. However, right-clicking the folder and going "SVN update" doesn't work. It usually does. This time it says: Error Working copy ...
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Powerpoint saves files after just viewing

If i open a .ppt file in Powerpoint 2007 and then just close it without modifying anything the file will be saved/modified by powerpoint. (.pptx doesnt seem to be affected) This is very annoying as ...
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Will a SVN for multiple terabytes of graphics/images require a large amount of space for the repository?

I am looking at implementing a simple SVN for our design department. I am leaning towards SVN with Versions (OS X client). We have about 3 TB and growing of design images. I'm curious how SVN ...
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Subclipse - How to mark a major revision?

How does one go about marking a major revision using the Subclipse plugin? I'd like to mark a project at the end of an iteration such that it's possible to revert if necessary without going through ...
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What is a good Version Control GUI Client for Linux?

I find there are too few for SVN, so I might switch to another. Right now I'm using RabbitVCS, an SVN nautilus integration. Very similar to tortoiseSVN but with bugs/beta/alpha feel. I need something ...
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PHP revision control / edit history implementation

I'm trying to let users to edit certain text on some pages of my website. And, I want to maintain an Edit History of them so changes can easily be reverted back. So basically, I'm just trying to ...
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Intellij IDEA with perforce integration

I'm using Intellij IDEA 13 community edition. Can some one tell me how do I integrate it with the perforce VCS. Is there such a plugin available for the latest edition. P.S: I searched a lot and ...
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Should I add keystore files to version control?

Is there any reason to not store keystore files in version control? Is there a security risk to doing so?
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How to split branches on a mercurial repository to make other repositories using HG commands?

For example, I have the following history on my HG repository (i.e. I created a branch on rev. 80), named "Project X": Project X Workbench: ...
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Pulling changes into remote tracking feature branch while keeping simple branching workflow

We're a team of a couple of developers that have our master branch and develop features in feature branches. We branch release branches of master when we release. All bug fixes are made in master and ...
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Setting up ssh in git

I am trying to setup git ssh client on my windows PC. I was logged in to the PC as a domain user and I installed git and set up the ssh client through the domain user account which I was logged in. My ...
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Can't get sync with SVN to work to put a directory under version control

I've created a directory on our SVN server and added a local directory with my project to it. It got uploaded and seems to be OK. However, I didn't get those cute green (or any others) icons on the ...
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How to check if bzr “Tree is up to date” ? (to only build when necessary)

I'm setting up a script to download, build and install a big project (that uses bazaar) and want to trigger the build process only if the "bzr update" does NOT return "Tree is up to date at revision ...
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Team foundation server source control Tutorial [closed]

Is here someone who can write me a good tutorial to understand the TFS source control system? There is some functionalities I didn't really understand like reservations, extractions, some mysterious ...
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Do dVCS/git systems also manage incremental file changes

... or do they only manage full "commits"? (by full commits, I mean to say only the working/final files for a given snapshot.) I am needing to learn some kind of VCS as I venture into application ...
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Replace a file in svn HEAD

Unfortunately, I cannot explain exactly what happened. The result is the following: In my repository I have a file foo.bar for which the correct version is HEAD-1. How can I create a new revision, ...
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What is the best mechanism to manage files for a single user working on different computers at different physical places?

Background I am working on 3 different computers at different physical places: a home computer at home, a lab computer at univ laboratory and an unknown computer at unknown place. My data files are ...
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project management beyond CVS

CVS is great when you have a simple, self-contained project, but what is the next step up the hierarchy? I have a lot of individual projects under CVS, but any realistic project has tendrils and ...
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Add projects to gitbub with netbeans

Does anyone now how to add my projects from within netbeans (version 6.9.1.) To github? I can't find any information.
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Cannot find path to opendiff error

N00b here, needing to know how to find out if I have opendiff installed. If I don't, how do I install it?
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Backing up my xcode projects

What is the best way of ensuring my xcode projects are backed up. I am new to Mac and I see there is a timemachine programme, but isn't that for all files? I just want to make sure my xcode files ...
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Bazaar merge identical files

I have two Bazaar (bzr) repositories that have very similar content. I'm trying to identify the differences and incrementally synchronize. My current strategy is to bzr add files to both repos and ...
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Version control for file sharing

Often I'll download things from file sharing networks and find errors in them. A music file will have erroneous metadata, for instance, or a document will have OCR errors. I'd love to fix the errors ...
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How to see console output of ClearCase Project Explorer or ClearCase Explorer as Cleartool commands?

When using Clearcase Project Explorer or ClearCase Explorer is it possible to see some kind of console or logging that shows what the equivalent commands would be in Cleartool? Using ClearCase 7. ...
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How to set up repository to version different directories

I'm wondering how to go about versioning different directories on my system that can't really sit in one central project/trunk/ directory. That is, I'm working on a client server with web frontend ...
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Pulling and pushing local Git repo with Hg?

I want to be able to pull from and push to local (file://) git repo for some compability reasons. What are my current "up to date" options? I used hg convert successfully but I want to be able to ...
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How to execute code directly from CVS repository hosted on another server in AIX (Unix )?

We are trying to set CVS for version control. I have question regarding code execution from CVS repository. We have two servers. Let's call them Server A which hosts CVS repository and Server B ...