version control - DVCS Choices-What's good for Windows?

version control - DVCS Choices-What's good for Windows?

So I want to get a project on a distributed version control system, such as mercurial, git, or bazaar. The catch is that I need the Windows support to be good, i.e. no instructions that start off wi…


Switch branch names in git

There may be more than one way to ask this question, so here's a desciption of the problem. I was working on master and committed some stuff and then decided I wanted to put that work on hold. I backe…


How do I begin using SVN?

I am ready to start using SVN, but I have NO(as in the money required for free beer) experience with source control. I have installed subversion on my server(that was easy, 'apt-get install subver…


How are tags made in Subversion?

I know how to use tags in subversion. I create a tag every time I get to a release milestone. What I don't quite understand is how they work. Is a tag just a copy, made from what ever revision I spe…


How to get the changes on a branch in Git

What is the best way to get a log of commits on a branch since the time it was branched from the current branch? My solution so far is: git log $(git merge-base HEAD branch)..branch The documentation…


How can I generate a git diff of what's changed since the last time I pulled?

I'd like to script, preferably in rake, the following actions into a single command: Get the version of my local git repository. Git pull the latest code. Git diff from the version I extracted in ste…


How to clone all remote branches in Git?

I have a master and a development branch, both pushed to GitHub. I've cloned, pulled, and fetched, but I remain unable to get anything other than the master branch back. I'm sure I'm missing something…



How do I migrate an SVN repository with history to a new Git repository?

I read the Git manual, FAQ, Git-SVN crash course, etc. and they all explain this and that, but nowhere can you find a simple instruction like: SVN repository in: svn://myserver/path/to/svn/repos Git…


CVS Checkout to a directory

How do i check out a specific directory from CVS and omit the tree leading up to that directory? EX. Id like to checkout to this directory C:/WebHost/MyWebApp/www My CVS Project directory structure…


svn - Subversion branch reintegration

When a branch is reintegrated to the trunk, is that branch effectively dead? Can you make modifications to the branch after the reintegration and merge those back into the trunk at a later date?…




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