Subversion is a version control system. It is developed as a free software project of the Apache Software Foundation.
The main features of Apache Subversion are:
- most CVS features.
- directories are versioned.
- copying, deleting, and renaming are versioned.
- free-form versioned metadata ("properties").
- atomic commits.
- branching and tagging are cheap (constant time) operations.
- merge tracking.
- file locking.
- symbolic links can be versioned.
- executable flag is preserved.
- Apache network server option, with WebDAV/DeltaV protocol.
- standalone server option (svnserve).
- parseable output.
- localized messages.
- interactive conflict resolution.
- repository read-only mirroring.
- write-through proxy over WebDAV.
- natively client/server, layered library design with clean APIs.
- binary files handled efficiently.
- costs are proportional to change size, not data size.
- bindings to programming languages.
DocumentationApache Subversion documentation
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 20 February 2014
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