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How does FFmpeg's versioning scheme work?

I paid attention to the FFmpeg version numbers and the only pattern I found is that the 3rd version point (including padding zeros) is the patch number. Let me show you what I mean by showing you the ...
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Batch - How to differ between Windows 10 and Windows 11 in future versions

In the past i was using the major/minor number received from the ver tool in case i need to execute OS specific commands. With the release of Windows 11 it looks like this wouldn't work anymore (at ...
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Pip: installing a newer module version with `--user` option

Scenario: A python package abc is installed as a system package e.g. to /usr/lib or /usr/local/... (either as sudo pip install abc or via the system package manager). A higher version of the abc ...
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Windows File History to FTP

I'm trying to make Windows 10 File History tool use my FTP server for backup and especially versioning. I've ran into problems. No matter what I do, the File History tool doesn't see, allow or ...
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How do I delete text that has Track Changes comments without deleting the comments?

In Microsoft Word 2013, we are using Track Changes to add comments to the document, and then marking each comment as resolved once it is addressed. However, when the required action is to delete some ...
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Git Extensions shows results that don't match search filters as well as results that match

Git extensions when searching using different filters (for example, commit message) will show results with commit messages that don't contain my search string. This is really annoying is there any way ...
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Does Word 2013 have version control?

In Word 1997 to 2007, there was a feature that saved document versions. Word 2010 does not have this feature. Did Word 2013 restore it?
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Secure Local Code Repository vs Remote Development

I am working with one of my business partner for developing applications for them. I am working in overseas and partner resides in USA. Partner wants to provide me Remote Desktop access to work on ...
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Restore to a previous backup point with Windows 7 backup

I wonder if it is possible to restore previous versions of files or system states with Windows 7 backup. Let's assume a backup has been set with default settings. It runs every Sunday at 19:00. Is it ...
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developing code in multiple locations

I have two machines (one is a mac one is a pc), and I develop on both machines but only run "production" on the pc. Now, I sometimes face an issue where both machine PC and machine MAC have different ...
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What comes after the underscore in an RPM version string?

I'm getting dependency conflicts when trying to run a simple yum update. I notice that in some cases, it's looking for a package called foo w.x-y.z.el6 while the repo only has foo w.x-y.z.el6_a.b, ...
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Microsoft Excel file versions [duplicate]

We have a user here who uses Word 2003 and Excel 2003 as his primary tools. He needs to keep different versions of his files over the time so he can rollback to a previous version at any time. ...
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Single-user, multiple-computer versioning system

I have two computers (work and home) and wish to set up a version control system for source code and TeX documents. There are no collaborators (i.e., single-user/editor). Most of the source files are ...
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Automatic versioning upon file change (modify/create/delete)

I am looking for an implementation (on Linux) of a mechanism which would automatically and transparently version any changes in a directory (recursively). This is intended to be an addition (possibly ...
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Is there a way to use GitHub for Mac for GitHub remote and CLI for other remote?

The GitHub for Mac app says it'll only work with the Git origin remote. This means that it'll only work with one remote. My current remote is used to push to Heroku. Is there a way to set my origin ...
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Merge master functionality into shared branches in Git

Suppose that I have several shared branches on my Git repository, for example: newfeature, experiment and gtkgui, and I share those branches in the origin repository. My team and I make some changes ...
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What is the purpose of Mozilla's "Rapid Release Plan"? [closed]

Per Wikipedia : Firefox 5 is the first release as part of Mozilla's new rapid release plan, matching Google Chrome's rapid release schedule and rapid version number increments. From the same ...
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Teamdrive/Tonido/Syncplicity-like Servers? (like Dropbox) [closed]

I've been looking around for dropbox-like server products and so far have found this three: http://www.tonido.com (free, no limits) http://www.teamdrive.com (free, limited) http://www.syncplicity.com ...
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Sharing Home Directory Files w/ Versioning

I'm curious if anyone has a good solution for the following 'needs': Keeping my home directory in sync across various disparate networks Ideally versioning the differences. I've up until this point ...
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Is there any simple text file format that supports versioning?

I'm looking for something that has the following features: Single file that has all versioning information stored in it (I believe Microsoft Word has a feature similar to this). I only need it for ...
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Is there a distro with the official packages? [closed]

Every distribution of Linux I find has its own version for everything (specially Firefox). Is there a distro with the original packages, updated when Firefox (or any other) make a release, and not ...
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How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans?

How can I disable color highlighting and marks of versioning in NetBeans? (in my case, mercurial) PS: Now that I see, highlighting is on html tag attribute values, and doesn't respond to versioning, ...
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Distinction between a/b versions of Matlab?

So I am relatively new to Matlab and was wondering what the distinction is between the a and b versions of Matlab in the past few years? Are the "b" versions incremental updates? Or the same software ...
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Versioning or Zipping working files

Old habit: I've been making a complete mess of backing up any of the work I've been doing for many years. I generally start with file1.ver1, then as I progress file1.ver2 ... file1.final. Except - I ...
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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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what do the numbers in VERSIONs mean?

I mean for example if a software has this number in its version 13.0.5 and another version has 13.0.5.1 or something like that what is that zero for?what does this zero show? Is there a rule for these ...
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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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Versioning files in Windows XP

I would like to set up an archive folder in Windows XP that would allow me to drop several different versions of the same file, and have it store each version. I would envision this to work similar ...
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Version checker. Has anyone else had this issue?

In my work environment, we use a lot of open source. What we would like to do is automatically scan for apps that we use and get notified when they get updated. Seems like there should be a service ...
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How does RPM determine newer package

I have taken the Apache httpd 2.2.3 SRPM and extracted the .spec file. From this I've replaced 2.2.3 with 2.2.14 and removed the Serial tag from the specfile (as rpmbuild complained about the Serial ...
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How hard is it to set up a versioning file system, like NetApp's "snaptshots"?

In the university, I really liked it that each directory had a sub-directory named .snapshot that I could use to restore previous versions of my files. The .snapshot directory had subdirectories named ...
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