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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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 ...
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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 ...
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A version control for Word

I work in a small office inside a University and I'm in charge of the physical documents for the students like guides, questionnaire and so on. We have 10-15 students a year that work with us to get ...
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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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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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Version control tool interoperable with other version control tools

We are starting to reevaluate version control software to be used at our company. We selected ClearCase about 15 years ago and Subversion six years ago, so we have some environments still with ...
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Tool for creating a text based list of changed files from a source tree?

I am looking for a tool that can compare two source trees and output a list of changed files with their paths like shown below. I have Araxis Merge today and use it for comparing and merging changes ...
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Version control system on distributed files or database?

Do you know of any "version control" or sync tool able to work transparently on files stored on distributed file systems (such as Hadoop) or using their own database to keep the files? I'm looking ...
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What wiki supports feature branches?

In our development workflow, like most Git-based shops, we have a production branch, a master/dev branch, feature branches where developers work on features, and release branches where things go ...
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Password manager with revision control

I would like to use a password manager that creates revisions for every (saved) change. I don’t want to build something myself (e.g., using text files), so it should be a dedicated application (but ...
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Dotfile Management Tool, for controlling which dotfiles at work vs at home

I have several different environments I work in, and several different sets of dot-files I use in each. Use-Case Consider the example (simplified scenario). I have 3 environments: work-desktop work-...
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Version control system for closed source project

I'm looking for somekind of version control system where I can create a repository for my project, like SVN for example, but with the abillity to define which portion of the source some user will be ...
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Android Git client with revert support

I’m looking for a for Git client on Android that can do git revert <sha> (in addition to pull and push). There are many well-featured Git clients in Play store, but I haven’t found one with ...
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Tool to view Hg revision graph focussed on head splitting and merges

Revision graphs can become complex. TortoiseHg does a decent job of visualizing this, for example: However, this is a bit too much detail to conceptually grasp how the various named branches do or do ...
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Mac backup / sync software

I'm looking for a mac program that would allow me to work following way: Keep all my files on Windows/Samba Share (on Synology NAS device that can also act as rsync server). When I need to work on ...
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Tool for calculating metrics from source control

Does any simple tool exist, that can calculate various metrics from version control? Most metrics calculators work only on source code. I'm using SVN. Some nice graphics output like graphs or ...
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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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Document Version Control System

I'm new to all this versioning business so please help me understand the different versioning software out there that will suit my need. I've come to a sad realisation that I need to start versioning ...
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File undo history external to any text editor (similar to local history in an IDE)

I am after a tool that can provide me with incremental file history (for text-based source files). I use version control but would like more history. This history only needs to be temporary and span ...
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Content / software tool distribution system

To begin with, the software which is searched for can be of any scope, ranging from a commercial tool over an open source project, which have to be adapted, to a framework/library as support for an in-...
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Linux software for local version control

I am developing a software using Qt in Ubuntu 14.04. It is big project and I do it on leisure time. I have a single laptop and though I connect to internet, I don't like to store my code files in the ...
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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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Subversion client for Windows

I'm looking for a recommended Subversion client. The requirements are: User-friendly to be used. More than 4 people to use it. If any possible that the application is free to use. In our case, we do ...
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Passive version control for Windows

I have moved to a new position where non-programmers sometimes produce snips of code and I have been authorized to better structure their code foundation. However, before I introduce them to a ...
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Portable, real-time collaborative, multimarkdown editor, with live preview and version control integration

I'm looking for a tool, collection of tools and/or plugins, or even works-in-progress in this general direction, for this quite demanding (and possibly conflicting) set of requirements: user ...
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Ticket tracking project management workflow software

I'm looking for a piece of software that fulfills the following requirements. I've exhausted my search capabilities. Version control integration (SVN preferred) Tickets support custom fields, ...
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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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Photography libraries software

I have bunches of photos taken during life and I have some backups of the as well (but version and contents of collections may differ unfortunately), Is there some Software system to to manage such ...