source code management

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source code management definition


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)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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