Version Control

Version control, also known as revision control or source control, is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information. Changes are usually identified by a number or letter code, termed the "revision number," "revision level," or simply "revision." Version control systems (VCS) most commonly run as stand-alone applications, but revision control is also embedded in various types of software such as word processors and spreadsheets, and in various content management systems. Revision control allows for the ability to revert a document to a previous revision. Git, a widely-used VCS, has its own topic; other popular systems include CVS, Subversion, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Visual SourceSafe (VSS) and Perforce.

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Hello

I'm reading a lot about devops and the new culture behind it.

I m yet puzzled at few issues that I would appreciate some experienced in that field to help me out with.

1-most of the posts and documents I am reading are for a big part emphasizing on testing and how to conduct all types of testings. Is that correct? I mean is really testing the cornerstone of the devops?
2-In my company we are using a web development platform called alphaanywhere and planning to also use instantdeveloper who both are RAD tools.
All the tools that are being advocated by for devops seem to me to work ONLY under Java python rubis and the likes..
I hear a lot of Jenkins / bamboo / git / chef / puppet...
It seems to me that all those tools do not work under the platforms I am using. (Alphaanywhere and instantdeveloper).
I'm a right? If yes then Devops can not be applied in my company? It doesn't make sense to me.
I'm certainly missing something... Please help me understand...

Thanks
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Hello,
On my previous positions, I worked in a pretty big IT development department where we used SVN for version control.
So for each 'ticket', whether for a production bug, enhancement or new development, we would create a branch off of the SVN trunk for a 'Release'.  
We would attach our scripts to this branch to be deployed to the QUAL and Production environments. (check back these branches back into the trunk)
Anyways, it was a good system to have when organizing different releases to different applications, systems and databases.
We used different languages, mostly c#, VB and sometimes, PowerBuilder.  We also used Oracle and Sql Server as well.

My current job, in our little development shop we use TFS for our version control.
I'd like to create some kind of script or organize what specific Oracle or Sql Server objects that a DBA can run for us, to say the
QUAL environment and eventually to Production.  Also for any SSIS packages and c# solutions that would need to be deployed as well.

Does TFS or some other tool available we can use to do this?

Thanks
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Hello Experts,
I am trying to create new Repository in Sub Version Source Control.  I have already created the new folder and trying to Import the project.  But it fails every time at a folder called js.  Inside  js I have 2 files as below (downloaded related to jQuery PlugIn).  When I Imported the project in a smaller slots (like few folders at a time) it worked except the following 2 files.  Any idea what is causing it.  Please help!

jquery-ui.js
jquery-1.12.4.js

Thank you very much in advance.
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I have a form I built in Sharepoint 2010 tied to a List.  I have version control turned on and for one key field I utilize the Append function to track history.  This is great, however when I export I am aware of a known limitation that only the last update is exported.  My challenge is that I have users that update this key field and then come back and make a change to the form (not including the key field).  This results in blank data when exported.  

Question: Is there a way to include detail from the last 2 versions when exporting to excel?
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I'm new to, and using Git. I have my remotes/origin branch of "master" that contains all production-ready code.

From "master", I create a new local branch called "Bug Fixes".

When I try to push code changes in Bug Fixes back to "master", I get this error every time:

Error encountered while pushing to the remote repository: Not a valid reference 'origin/master'

Maybe I'm not using this correctly? Can someone please advise?
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My current problem is that I'm trying to push new files to our project's dev server and each time I make a commit with SVN, this error is popping up: " error MSB3541: Files has invalid value "<<<<<<< .mine". Illegal characters in path. ".

I did a little bit of research and found that this is a warning that SVN gives when it tries to merge two disparate files. The ".mine" is added to the data of the file along with a ".yours" section to show the changes and allow the user to manually edit out the conflicts on the file.

However, whenever I try to edit the .dll file in question TortoiseSVN gives me an error message saying that this type of file can not be edited. I've tried recompiling the project's dll's, deleting the obj and bin folders to force the project to rebuild the offending directory, used old .dll files from an earlier version, recompiled the dll's on the other computer that has access to this repository, unloading and reloading the project that contains the dll file in question, and building the entire project. So far nothing has returned a solution. Each time I push the newly built files the same error pops up.


Is there a way to edit out a conflict of this nature on a .dll file or am I missing something very obvious?
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I am the only one with Admin rights to BitBucket and want to be sure, for the moment, only I can merge a Pull Request.

Please explain how to configure this...

Thanks
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I just need to be alerted (via email) when a Pull Request is created.

How?

Thanks
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Hello

Let's say i narrow the language in github search. I further want to specify a string to search for in all the repos available. Possible? How?

thanks
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can we  run a script automatically when a developer commits a change into GIT
best way to run this script. kindly help.
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A slightly theoretical question.

A company is developing a cloud service based on PHP/mySQL etc. They have the source code on their own servers.

However, they want to start using external developers to create particular features.

How can they share part of the source code with those developers, without giving them access to the whole thing?

I was thinking that something like GitHub might support that, but it doesnt appear that it does.

Any ideas, or products you know of?
It would essentially be giving a certain developer access to a certain file, and then revoking that access when they had completed their work. I guess it would also need some sort of version control.
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I want to know how to edit a comment in git after commit has been pushed , the exact commit number is available with me, I am using "ubuntu 16.04"   and git version is "GitLab Community Edition 8.14.0"
There are few more users who have done a commit after me on the same project.
I do not want other commit messages to be altered.
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We very recently just completed a move to a brand new system for our company (ConnectWise) and it includes a KB style documentation feature but does not have any version control.  I'd like to take advantage of using the piece built in to the software but need a way to keep older versions of the articles.

The articles are stored as rows in a specific SQL table, and I can't rewrite the internal code.  I'm trying to avoid a SQL trigger, but it might be the only way to accomplish what I want, which would be before an insert or update to duplicate the row to another table with a version # and date.  

Is there another way to handle this that you [Experts] can think of?  If not, how could I do the trigger to duplicate the row before it's updated without interrupting the software's process?

Appreciate the advice/brain storming in advance.
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Hello,

I have a simple Hello World program written in Eclipse Neon.  I am integrating Eclipse with Github and it is giving following error. The Pull works from the repo.  What could be wrong here?

Thank you
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I've been using Visual Studio Online for some time with a TFS-style repository.  I've started a new job and am creating a new repository for our small time and want to use git for the first time.  I'm really struggling with importing existing projects to this git style repository and then sharing it with team members. Are there any primers out there for users like myself getting to grips with git in a visual studio environment?

In case it's relevant, we are using VS 2015.
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I made the mistake of making some changes on my local "develop" branch. This branch is set up so if I do "git pull," it will align with the "develop" branch on the main server.

After realizing my mistake, I went ahead and committed my changes, then I renamed the "develop" branch to management/server. My rationale was that I change the name of the branch, create a new branch called "develop" and do a "git pull" to grab all of the files from upstream and I would be good to go. When I did that, however, I got an error that said:

"There is no tracking information for the current branch. Please specify which branch you want to merge with."

Not sure what that meant, but I went online and found a command that seemed to do the trick. I did this:

git branch -u upstream/develop

Thing is, my interface says I'm still one commit ahead of upstream. I want to overwrite what I've got on my local "develop" branch with the "develop" branch that's sitting on the main server.

How?
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Setting up a service account for the TFS Build Services and need to know what all permissions this service account will need. I have looked all over and can only find that it needs the Log on as a Service permission.

Where can I find what all permissions this account needs?
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I want a link from /home/svn to be available in /mnt.

My path in apache is /mnt/svn.........

I created the svn link in /mnt but when I try to access from a browser I get path not found.

Any suggestions on how to get this to work. All of my storage space for the web page is in /home. I tried mounting svn in /mnt but it is not seen that way either.

I would rather have the link in /var/www but I cannot create the link there.
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We use Gitlab as a repository tool and we have a  master branch and stable branch.when ever we want to build using jenkin, it has to taken from the master branch and if the build is successful it has to move to stable branch. How I should tag the master branch and how I should merge with the stable branch..let us know
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How can we start email notification in VisualSVN server?
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I have 25 Word Docs which represent 25 snapshots of this paper I have been writing, where I created a new copy before I made a change in direction and deleted some text. So I made a new filename so I would not over-write any copy, but now I need to "mine" all that old text which had ben abandoned.

I want to make a "mashup" version of the file so I can proof it for ideas on topics that I abandoned months ago.

How do I do this?

I tried the merge feature of Word, but found it did not merge the docs as expected. I want to use some merge feature so that I do not make the doc longer than needed by releasing the same paragraphs and pages. Instead, I understand there will be no meaning to this text, expect it will remind me of the topics I abandoned.

I also tried exporting them as text, then using Beyond Compare to merge them, but once again, it did not combine the files.

Is there a way to extract all words in a file as a CSV file? If I could get that for each file sandpit them into one huge Excel Column, I could scan that column and at least find key words, while key concepts would be impossible to uncover...

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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I want to maintain the versioning in Api,how to manage it ?
what is goal shall we achieved through managing the version ?
Without maintaining the version,can we not manage the application ?
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Suppose,In your project lots of developer are working ,each developer has changed their own table ,I want to manage it through versioning.
How to manage it ? which tools should be used to manage it ? what will be best possible approach ?
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I am a developer and love Git. But I am writing a book and rely on Word. But Word files and Git are oil and water, since it can easily mangle the file and render it useless. Right?

How about using an RTF? Is that a format which works with source control?

I am sure a Notepad style of crude editor wold work, but I need some basic styling like font, bold, italics, etc.

What tool can I use on a Mac to write this book? I really want to be able to commit and push revisions and make my incremental changes viewable by me later.

Thanks.
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Version Control

Version control, also known as revision control or source control, is the management of changes to documents, computer programs, large web sites, and other collections of information. Changes are usually identified by a number or letter code, termed the "revision number," "revision level," or simply "revision." Version control systems (VCS) most commonly run as stand-alone applications, but revision control is also embedded in various types of software such as word processors and spreadsheets, and in various content management systems. Revision control allows for the ability to revert a document to a previous revision. Git, a widely-used VCS, has its own topic; other popular systems include CVS, Subversion, Team Foundation Server (TFS), Visual SourceSafe (VSS) and Perforce.

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