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

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Client-server storage with persistent, renameable files, renaming history

Users should be allowed to... upload files rename files after upload view the renaming history of a file. User should NOT be allowed to... delete any file change the contents of any file manipulate ...
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Subversion client for Windows (similar to Versions)

I am a big fan of Versions (Subversion client for Mac OS). I'm looking for a Subversion client that can: work on Windows 7 display the number of new commits that I haven't retrieved yet on several ...
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Tool that detects violation of backwards-compatibility in Python code

I'm looking for a tool that compares Python code to a reference version of that code (e.g. the repository's main branch) and determines if the changes necessarily lead to backwards-incompatibility ...
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SVN 1.8 Compatible Client with GUI for Ubuntu 13.10

I'm looking for an SVN GUI for Ubuntu, It needs to be compatible with SVN 1.8 as some of the office run Windows with the latest Tortoise SVN. I've tried RabbitVCS, RapidSVN and even TortoiseSVN ...
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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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Binary file versioning on Windows - Linux systems

In our project, we currently use git version control for our source code. However, we have a need to track our binary releases (virtual machines, configured setups) as well. They are usually some ...
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Where can I find user friendly Release Management tools?

I am having a hard time when trying to find a free or commercial tool that offers a dashboard where IT managers, DBAs and developers can easily see which releases versions are currently installed in ...
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Version control system that shows current editors

I'm looking for a version control system like svn, git which - can be used for software projects in Java, C++, - can manage and show a list of all current editors of a version-controlled file who have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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"Kiln Harmony" open source alternatives?

Is there any open source solution that will allow me to maintain a Mercurial and a Git repository and keep them fully synchronized? This is what Kiln Harmony promises. I have worked on repository ...
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Content-adressed storage that can deal with a decentral network of repositories (git-annex without git)

git-annex is an awesome program. If I have a version-controlled computational biology analysis, it keeps track of my large (tens of GB) result files that I do not want to check into git because I do ...
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HTTP backend software for generating canonical, strictly, monotonically, increasing project specific (build-)numbers for software builds

I'm maintaining a couple of software projects for embedded devices and respective firmware images are being built on different machines. It's important that each build contains a build number which is ...
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TortoiseCVS client or similar GUI that runs on Windows 11?

I need to browse a CVS repository on a Windows 11 machine. Normally I'd use TortoiseCVS, but this does not seem to be functional on Windows 11. I have been directed to CVS Suite, but this seems to be ...
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Software Installation Licensing & Distribution Management System Recmmendation

Can anyone recommend an existing management system solution (open source / commercial) for: Distributing desktop software installers (upgrades, notifications) Monitoring installations (hardware, ...
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Is there a version control tool that shows differences between pdf files?

I would like to manage different versions of an article (or book) made in latex (I assume it is a short article hereafter) . Looks like version control tools and revision control systems are the way ...
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WYSIWYG slides, but with diff and source control

I'm looking for a WYSIWYG way to edit slides, such that I can later easily do version control and diff. I could go the LaTeX/beamer way, but I don't want to have to actually write LaTeX code. Also, I ...
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Tool that tracks changes in a directory for a specified list of files, and tries to merge my changes

There's a game studio in Sweden which makes games that are really modder-friendly. There's pleasantly formatted text files with their own scripts as the source for much of the game's mechanics. Mods, ...
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Is there a good replacement for RANCID for network device configuration management?

We've been using Shrubbery Networks RANCID for a good long time to maintain backups of network configurations from many different kinds of devices and have patched and repatched the various perl and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Automatic VCS/Cloud Sync with history

In my life i store sources in cvs, svn, git, google drive, dropbox, flashdrive, smartphone sdcard... I understand today why i always want to migrate to another system. They all don't let me forget ...
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Any recommendations on an End-of-Life components tracking tool?

When using a multitude of different software deployment paths and having to manage many different environments, it's sometimes hard to keep track of versions of the single components. For example, if ...
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Is it a good idea to use Git for document management of technical documentation?

I have compiled the technical documentation for a physical product. It includes documents like user manuals, technical descriptions, maintenance instructions, etc. I have decided that all these ...
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Fast visual Git client for mac with keyboard shortcuts

I'm looking for a Git client with keyboard shortcuts that can make common operations such as committing, merging, rebasing and switching branches quickly with the help of the visual representation. I'...
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Identify files already committed to Git repository which are excluded by .gitignore

I work with students and the following happens fairly often: Student creates code Student compiles Students adds everything to Git repository, and everything includes .obj, .exe and whatnot I talk to ...
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Document solution Git-like for freezing history + Nextcloud-like for collaboration

TL;DR Context: Making quotations for the clients. We are currently using Google Sheets + Google Docs. Problem: Be able to "freeze a document" against involuntary changes even against the ...
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Git repository backup (mirror) solution for Open Source Software projects

I'm looking for a service which is similar to GitHub to store my Open Source projects. Ideally, the following functionality should be supported: Automatic cloning of the whole repository from GitHub (...
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Easiest one-developer Visual SourceSafe-like source control that isn't Git

I'm an ex-software developer who still likes to code as a hobby from time to time. I'd like to have some sort of source control at home which enables me to save/tag versions, lets me do comparisons ...
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Application to track installed versions of modules for about 100 clients

I'm looking for a web application where I can choose a client out of 100 clients and then I can see the following information: Which modules does this client have (up to 20) including the version of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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