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Questions tagged [version-control]

Software used to manage changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information.

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free text editor with some kind of automatic versioning system

I'm trying some creative writing, and I rewrite a lot of part of the text, and I want to be able to see previous versions of the same part of the text, and maybe merge them. Doing this by copy pasting ...
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Git Client for Non-technical Users

I'm looking for a Git client that would be very easy to use by non-technical users. I'm not worried about branches, merging, and perhaps even labels. In a nutshell, simply cloning a remote repo ...
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Software recommendation to view git-conflict side by side?

I am doing some git merging and there is a conflict. Usually the conflicts are small (less than 10 lines) but this has lots of conflicts that are more than 10 lines each. What software would you ...
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Linux Filesystem which tracks changes?

Is there a linux filesystem which tracks changes? In my use case in 99% of all cases new files get created. Changes to files are rare, but if they happen, they should be tracked. In my case the ...
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Get notifications for new releases of source code dependencies

The software I develop includes code from external repositories like Packagist for PHP and npm for JavaScript. Also in use are the Laravel and Apache Cordova frameworks. For all these software ...
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Portable, free, cross-platform, GUI-based prose-friendly plain-text diff and merge tool?

I have a Macbook at home and a GNU/linux desktop workstation at work. But, I sometimes also have to work on my university's library machines (running Windows 7) without admin rights. Is there a (...
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Web-based code review app that works with Subversion

I am looking for a web-based code review app/framework that works with Subversion. Currently, we don't do reviews (sigh). Developers check whatever they want in and it is really difficult to weed out ...
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Why do so many wikis use version control systems such as Git to store their data? [closed]

What are the advantages and disadvantages of doing this, relative to using a database? See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_wiki_software
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What is an appropriate versioning system for a Master's student doing data processing with MATLAB?

I am doing a Master's thesis and trying to decide the best way to organize my MATLAB data processing files. I want to ask for advice on the best versioning system to use. What would be the appropriate ...
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NextCloud Version Control

I plan on hosting a NextCloud instance via a Web-Server at work (due to high PC specs, "always online", and well...free power) to house all my Powershell, Bash and other documentation and scripts for ...
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Project Management tool that connects with versioning system

I am looking for a project management solution that connects with Versioning systems and Continuous Integration. Overall requirements are as follows: Self site hosted (not cloud based) Web based ...
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Archiver that gains from multiple file repetitions?

Suppose I have 4 jpeg files which are identical, except metadata. Each file is 200k approx and if compressed, will be again 200k, because JPEG is hardly compressed format. Now suppose I compress all ...
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Tool for convert bitbucket and github tracked issues into PDFs

Can anyone recommend a simple tool or commonly-used script that can be used to go through all of the issues tracked in a bitbucket repo and convert each into a PDF for local storage? I have access to ...
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Is there a very simple version control tool that only uses a diff-based change log for a text file?

Parsing the change log and reconstructing an older version automatically is not a requirement. The only objective is to make everything I ever wrote and saved and potentially deleted searchable and ...
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Which version control systems (VCS) allow overlaying mapping?

What version control software allowing overlaying branches similar to Perforce views? An overlay mapping is used to map files from more than one depot directory into the same place in the workspace. ...
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Report generating tool for Microsoft Word (team-based)

The Problem I work with a team of people where we frequently generate reports specific to clients, regions, and topics. Each time we begin a new report, we open up several older reports which cover ...
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Formatter tool to be called during a Mercurial commit from IntelliJ

When saving changes from the IntelliJ IDE into the Mercurial version control system, I suppose it makes sense to reformat the source code files being submitted for consistency so irrelevant white-...
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See if *external* software list is up-to-date

There exist many programs that check wether the programs installed on your computer are up to date (and possibly allow you to update them automatically), i.e. Filehippo update checker, SUMO etc. I ...
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Best Choices for Application Lifecycle Management

I'm evaluating various suites for application lifecycle management. The components I need are: Requirements Management Issue tracking (or work tracking; "fix this bug" and "add this feature" should ...
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Mercurial GUI with support for evolve

I'm looking for a GUI frontend to the Mercurial version control system. Right now I'm using TortoiseHg, which I dearly love, but it doesn't have any integrated GUI support for the evolve extension (e....
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Git client that can handle and organize a large number of repos

I have over 50 git repos to manage. Some are for work, some are personal. I am looking for a git client app that has some way to organize all these repos, and which is preferably open source or at ...
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SQL Server database version control

I'm looking for open source SQL Server database version control addon/tools to link with Git. I tried gitSQL and red-gate sql source control (not an open source). With gitSQL I see a problem that ...
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Version-Control for Text Documents - Git based Text-Editor / Markdown-Editor?

We are trying to implement version control for text-documents. Right now multiple people are working undocumented on several copies of documents. Coming from a programming background I'd like to have ...
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I am looking for Version Control for office documents

I would like to see if there are any offline options for version control. The problem: The basic set up is, that documents are stored on a central server, and everyone works on their own version of ...
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Is there a git remote service designed for non-code repos?

My girlfriend wants to use git to track progress on her artpieces, and doesn't want that to go into a public repo. Are there any remotes that explicitly support this, or should I just point her to ...
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Version control system with fast synchronization for multimedia

Suppose you have one external HDD which you connect once a week to your laptop and backup all your important data (e.g. photos/videos) to this external HDD. Now suppose that you have already some ...
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Version control system that can handle both big file and cross-platform file names

I'm in a small company that develop audio software, and we have been seeking for a proper VCS software for pretty long times. We have two requirements: Able to handle binary files. We have many audio ...
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Portable pull tool compatible with GitHub

When working on a GitHub repo, GitHub offers their GitHub Desktop as well as their web-app. Unfortunately, their web-app has many limitations and quirks. Often it is not desirable or feasible to ...
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Easy and simple GUI source version control on Windows

I'm a programmer and want begin a work with source version control systems. Of course I know about Git and its popularity. I tried to work with it (its clients) several times, but I did't like it. ...
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Version control system with clients config file, component designs, test documents, issue tracking, PM management

I currently work at a software firm that makes software that has a base that's always the same and a single config file that contains all the custom code for the individual clients We break these ...
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Ideal version control software for easier mangement [closed]

From the management point of view (technical manager), my job requires me to review my team source code, I was thinking to implement GitHub and request my team members of 10 persons to push the code ...
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Source version control software with GUI

My company is looking for source version control software. My basic requirements are: we must host it ourselves, we must have control over who can view (visible) / check in / check out the repos, ...
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PDF Revision Controlling

i'm electronic engineer and i have to handle a huge amount of datasheets from several electronic parts. Most of the datasheets have a dedicated revision number mentioned inside the document, so i name ...
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Document/assets versioning and lock software

I'm working in a technology startup which employs both 3D artists, programmers and content creators. We're searching for something to organize our projects, workflow and keep all our assets. The two ...
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Server-Client Version Control Software for personal files

I am looking for a version control software that I can run using a server-client model to do version control for my personal files. I have considered using subversion, but I have read that this is ...
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Tool to visualize merging and branching operations in TFVC

I'm working with Team Foundation Server and its Version Control system on several projects. Within a specific Team Project we've created three branches: Main branch Dev branch, based off Main ...
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Command-line tool for cloning repositories

I'm looking for a command-line tool that works with a variety of version control systems (Git, SVN, Mercurial, …) and clones a remote or local repository to specified folder, e.g., cloner \ --...
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GUI-based version control tool for MySQL

I've been trying to find a change control scheme for the database that makes merges of changes from multiple branches manageable, but every option I find seems overcomplicated. Most people seem to ...
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With which tool I can draw version control(git) graphs?

I want to draw Directed Acyclic Graphs(DAG) as below. I have tried Visio, only to find it's very unhandy to do this. I need to draw the graph manually rather than produce one according to the logs in ...
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interfacing markup/git with Word for document collaboration

summary partner A: underling, coder, Linux and FLOSS user, lives in text editor and web browser, accustomed to collaborating using git repos (local and online) and online-repo-supported markup. ...
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What is an open-source alternative to the Atlassian suite of products (Confluence, JIRA, etc.)?

I've periodically searched for an open-source alternative to the awesome suite of Atlassian products and always come up nearly empty. This time, the only option that seemed to exist is Tiki Wiki CMS ...
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Database *data* version migration tool

I have two db servers: local and remote (dev). Remote dev version is being constantly changed including the app static data. While working on my copy I need to modify not only schema but also static ...
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New software team lead, looking to upgrade tools

I recently promoted to the Technical Project Manager role for the small software company I work for. We produce one main product that is supported by numerous smaller products. At any given time we ...
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source control tool for jsp and aspx files

My team work on both type of projects i.e. jsp projects and aspx projects and While evaluating TFS as source version tool both i found out that it does not support versioning of jsp files. Im looking ...
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Git for WordPress

I'm looking for a plugin that provides version control (specifically using git for WordPress. I would like the plugin to meet these requirements, Records changes in both the filesystem as well as the ...
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Versioning system for translations

I am looking for a versioning/tracking system (commercial or free it doesn't matter) to handle the translations of a large number of documents that are constantly under development. The text can ...
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Version control system and front end interface for 40+ students

I am looking for a version control system that will allow me to create any number of repositories and allow up to 30+ people to be able to access it as cheaply as possible. We can host this ourselves ...
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A real time version control for programmers?

Websites like Google Docs will save each character you input and allow you to go back in time character by character or word by word instead of being forced to manually commit locally and then push it ...
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Online note taking with Markdown and revisions (saved in server filesystem)?

I have a limited access to a server running PHP, which is allowed to read/create files in my user area on the server. Here I would like to set up a small "self-hosted", "collaborative" online note ...
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Tool to capture all config changes

I'm looking to find a tool which can gather configuration information about our systems including the info below: Config Files (e.g. based on a list of filenames / heuristics) Config Tables from ...