Source code management



The use of software systems to help program developers keep track of version history of source code modules as well as releases, parallel versions (code branches), etc. There are several in popular use, the free CVS being the best known. Perforce is a powerful commercial product. SCCS was once popular on Unix and VSS is Microsoft’s offereing.
(2006-11-20)

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    noun 1. any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin: Which foods are sources of calcium? 2. the beginning or place of origin of a stream or river. 3. a book, statement, person, etc., supplying information. 4. the person or business making interest or dividend payments. 5. a manufacturer or […]

  • Source document

    noun 1. a document that has been or will be transcribed to a word processor or to the memory bank of a computer



  • Sourceful

    noun 1. any thing or place from which something comes, arises, or is obtained; origin: Which foods are sources of calcium? 2. the beginning or place of origin of a stream or river. 3. a book, statement, person, etc., supplying information. 4. the person or business making interest or dividend payments. 5. a manufacturer or […]

  • Source-language

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