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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Copy (not clone) git repo and checkout different branch

I'm trying to set up dev and staging sites from a production site using git. The problem is that I just discovered a lot of vendor/other code is ignored by the repo (which I inherited) but is ...
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Restore Gerrit project from local copy of git repo

What should I do to restore Gerrit project from local copy of Git repo? Suppose situation when bare git repo on master server was deleted and only local copy persisted. From local copy all references ...
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Prevent Git autocomplete listing remote branch names

I use msysGit/Bash on Windows with Git and I see there is a git-completion.bash file in C:\Program Files (x86)\Git\etc which I assume handles autocomplete in Git. When you type git checkout mas + ...
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Use server git installation in GitHub for Windows

We are using Git as the version control for our website development. I work from a laptop, which is connected to the internal network via a WiFi connection. I've mapped the server drives as network ...
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Checkpoint code in text editor (like a micro version control)

When I'm editing code, I want to periodically checkpoint my code (ranging from every 10-20 minutes to a few hours). Consider it as a micro version control at local level & something that I discard ...
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Tortoisehg is as slow as Christmas, small repo, small size

I'm really confused as to the problem here, I made a new repo yesterday for a project at work. The project itself is about 3GB but a lot of that is images that won't change so I told it to ignore ...
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How to automatic add file names in git commit message?

When I am writing a commit, I usually have the format: filename: add something I want commit to automatically add filename into the commit message, is that possible? I know about commit templates, ...
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Using git with certificate in PHPStorm

When using PHPStorm, I want to integrate git in my project, but I can't seem to find the option where you specify the private putty key for the current project.. Any ideas?
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Connect Dreamweawer CS6 to Bitbucket repository

I have a Git repository on Bitbucket and I would like to configure version control in Dreamweaver CS6. How do I do it?
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Git Extensions takes over 1.5 minutes to show a diff of a merge commit due to the diff with parent feature

Git Extensions diff is slow when looking at the diff of a merge commit between two branches that have significantly diverged due to the diff with parent being shown. The diff with parent was added a ...
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Conceal part of a git repository on the remote location

As I am beginning designing my own teaching material, I naturally started using git to keep track of changes and prevent unrecoverable data loss. So I have set up a big git repository with everything ...
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backup / version control hybrid scheme

Any suggestions for how to implement something that's about halfway between version control and a backup system? Specifics: I've been playing around with git and mercurial, and discovering that ...
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Automatically update working copy from SVN repository

A coworker and I are looking for a way to automatically update our working copies of a SVN repo we work on. I realize this isn't something a lot of people would be interested in but I was just ...
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How should i separate branches for live project in git

Initially i was in a team where we have one project and all other have separate bracnhes. I didn't knew much git but picked up in small time just doing basic things. Now all other members have moved ...
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Issue committing files using GitHub app

I've been using the GitHub app for a while now, and recently it's given me some problems. My most recent problem has me up the wall. Here's what happened. I noticed that some of my files were messed ...
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Version control, Visual Studio and CodePlex

Maybe it's stupid question, but how to upload Visual Studio project to CodePlex.com? Only what I did is that I installed git plugin for VS. I'm searching in google, but cannot find simple tutorial ...
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I have an SVN repo — without .svn

I have an entirely copy of a large (4gb+) Subversion repository that was copied to another machine without the .svn folders. I have access to the original repository over a (slow) network connection. ...
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Version control, file history and versioning for Microsoft Windows 7?

What Software allows me to go into the folder properties and enable file versioning / a file history, so that any overwrite can be undone? Windows Vista and beyond do provide simple versioning ...
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How can I synchronise web projects at home and work?

I am currently developing 10 websites for my job. I use codeIgniter PHP framework for each one. I develop both at home (localhost) and work (localhost) and upload changes to the server. My current ...
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Is there a way to make TextMate remember its state when switching branches?

I'm looking for a plugin or bundle which enables TextMate to bind it's state to the current branch. By state I mean open tabs and open folders in the project drawer. Here is my scenario: working on ...
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Git repository on external disk?

I am setting up git server on linux Debian and I want for all of my repositories to be saved on external disk (usb disk drive). How can I acomplished that?
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Is there any method of backing up Google Drive files in some sort of versioning system?

Backstory My company is utilizing Google Drive for our shared files. Each user has their own Drive account. In addition, we have a corporate Drive account which holds documents which are shared to ...
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Why does SOS update a file to a previous revision?

This question is about the SOS version control system: I have a file that always updates back to revision 1. For instance, to check out the latest revision I have to specifically ask for that ...
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Cygwin - Repo with Separate Git/Working Dir Doesn't Work

Since I've switched to OS X and Vim, I've found it easiest to manage all of my 'dotfiles' (all of my configuration files and miscellaneous scripts) with Git. Having already set up my dotfiles in a ...
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How do you use a VCS (preferably git) to synchronize local directories?

I'd like to have a simple, script-like backup solution to synchronize 2 local directories which provides a "fail-safe"-mechanism allowing to undo 1 commited unwanted modification of a file that got ...
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Excel autosave versioning

Is there any feature/option built into excel that allows the auto-saving of version documents. I am developing a vba app at the moment (first one) and for those times that something breaks or there ...
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Program to track edited files?

Is there a program for Mac and Windows that I can set to start watching a folder at a certain time in the morning when I start to work and then it tells me which files I have edited later on in the ...
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Mercurial says hgrc is untrusted in Emacs, but works fine from the command line

I've got some Mercurial checkouts in a directory that was mounted by root. Mercurial is usually suspicious of files that aren't mine, but I'm the only user here, so I put: [trusted] users = root ...
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Applications with Time Machine integration

Is there a list of Mac applications that integrate with Time Machine? I think iPhoto has a somewhat hidden feature that allows you to browse previous versions of its library. What else is out there? ...
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Tracking history in excel

there is any possibility to track changes in Excel XP? With time, content and name of editor? Excel is running under just one windows account so system of revisions cant handle name of editors. ...
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How do I stop Sophos anti virus from scanning directories that are under source control

From googling it seems its well known that SophosAV as well as other AV programs have issues with how they interact and can inhibit source control utilities like TortoiseHG or TortoiseSVN. One ...
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Expected FS format ‘2’; found format ‘3’

I've seen a good amount of articles dealing with older svn versions hitting this problem, but my situation is as follows. I am using Subversion 1.6.6 I have 'versions', a mediocre mac svn gui, which ...
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I want to create a versioned profile directory on WinXP. Is a DVCS the best way to do that?

I want my Windows XP profile directory (C:\Documents and Settings\) to be versioned, like with Vista Shadow Copies. What's the best way to accomplish this? Would putting the whole thing under a DVCS ...
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Any text editor with version control online [closed]

I have a text file on my desktop which gets synced with Dropbox. Are there any services like Dropbox which have a version control system so that I can see the history of all changes made, not just ...
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Public Bug Tracking and Version Control System [closed]

We're in the process of moving out of a private beta into our live version of the site. We're trying to find a good Bug Tracking System + Version Control system. Our CEO has requested that the new ...
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Is there a word processor similar to MS Word which saves files as readable txt files? [closed]

I'm writing a paper together with my supervisor and would like to have a more sophisticated version control than *_291112_NEW_NEW_revised1.doc files. My supervisor is a non-computer person will never ...