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Version Control (system) (VCS) (also known as Revision control, source control or (source) code management (SCM)) is the management of multiple revisions of the same unit of information.

Name

 WikiPage

main package

Comment

on Alioth?

Git

git

git

Distributed.

Alioth/Git

Subversion / SVN

Subversion

subversion

Client-Server. Popular CVS replacement... slowly get less popular.

Alioth/Svn

Mercurial / HG

none

mercurial

Distributed.

Alioth/Hg

GNA Arch / TLA

none

tla

Distributed.

Alioth/Arch

Darcs

none 

darcs

Distributed.

Alioth/Darcs

Bazaar / BZR

none

bzr

Distributed.

Alioth/Bzr

not so used VCS

Aegis

none

aegis

filesystem-oriented, poor network support

no

Codeville

none

codeville

Distributed.

no

CVS

none

cvs

Client-Server.

no

Monotone

none

monotone

no

RCS

none

rcs

A 1980s source code control system

no

CSSC/SCCS

none

cssc

1970s source code control system which is part of UNIX

no

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