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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NoSQL / JSON-DB solution for configuration management with versioning & inheritence

Looking for suggestions for a configuration management service/library. For our purposes, consider a "configuration" as JSON document with various properties. We need Inheritence (prototypical) i.e....
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Version control for media assets?

We have a Drupal website hosted with Pantheon, which offers dedicated Drupal hosting. We develop and track the codebase of our site in git, and of course, we have the files directory (the default ...
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Configuration management for 50 users, for source code and documents

I am looking for a configuration management product that satisfies these needs: I want to be able to store and fetch source code files and documents. I want to see the changes made by whom and when ...
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Is there a Java parser that can update its code representation only with parsing changed files?

I want to visualize Java code over different versions of that code. At the moment I am using Spoon (http://spoon.gforge.inria.fr) and need to parse the whole project even when only the smallest change ...
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Cloud storage where others can add/modify but not delete?

I have a large collection of files to share for everyone, and I'm looking for a cloud service that matches all or some of these needs (sorted by importance): Allow others to upload, download files, ...
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Version control system locally

Is there any software that does the version controlling of a module locally. Without actually using the internet can we just have a setup of all the versions of software internally. Please recommend ...
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I want to collaborate live on code with others, not in the browser. What should I use?

I know of some sites that have this functionality, but it's inside the browser. Essentially I want to try this instead of a VCS (or maybe along with). Why can't it be in the browser? I want to use ...
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Video editor that works from plain-text files

I have used iMovie and Final Cut Pro for video projects. I find them easy to work with and intuitive to some degree. After I finish the project, I may want to change one word that appears multiple ...
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Entity auditing/versioning library for Java

I have to add auditing to my Spring Boot application. I looked at Javers and Envers, but both seem to store the entire snapshot instead of just the changes made. I am concerned that saving snapshots ...
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Azure Devops and Github - both are now owned by Microsoft - which one to use?

Azure devops and Github, both owned by Microsoft, provides functionality of version control. Azure devops also provide task management and relative linking with commits. My question is, if both are ...
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Is there a software I can use for Azure version control?

I am totally new to Azure and want to know if there is a version control software like SourceTree for Azure.
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make-like automated build tool for relational databases

Short Version Like the question title says, I want a tool like make which will take a recipe file and use it to automatically rebuild a collection of interdependent tables in a relational database. ...
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what git based system should I use between GitHub and Azure DevOps Services (Previously VSTS) since both use Git.?

I am aiming to use Git for our organization project which is written mainly in asp.net c#. I am confused that what git based system should I use between GitHub and Azure DevOps Services (Previously ...
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Headless CMS for collaborative working on user manual

The Headless CMS I am looking for will be used by approx. 5 developers, creating a user manual. This manual will contain images, rich text, links, tables and lists. The target audience are mostly Non-...
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git client collecting repositories, organize and update

What I need A git client to organize a collection of git repositories. I want to organize them into different topics and a visual representation for repo name and short description, if available (...
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Configuration repository framework similar to chef with multiple accessible versions

We're currently have a non-cloud/virtualized server set up and are looking to move to something like kubernetes in the future. Our system is basically a configuration driven pipeline that changes very ...
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Recommendations for version control software for NON-networked PCs that have to share/exchange work

Because of security restrictions, I have an environment with 2 Windows PCs which are basically air-gapped - ie not connected to any network. Both PCs will develop some code, which is a shared ...
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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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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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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 ...