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 23 November 2013
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|Apache2.0||Genium||11 September 2013|
Leaders and contributors
|See for a complete list||Contributor|
Resources and communication
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 December 2013.
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the page “GNU Free Documentation License”.
The copyright and license notices on this page only apply to the text on this page. Any software described in this text has its own copyright notice and license, which can usually be found in the distribution itself.