Subversion is a centralized 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.
- IRC general channel
- IRC development channel
released on 11 August 2014
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