Version control is the management of changes to documents, programs, and other information stored as computer files. Use this tag to mark general questions about usage and applicability of version control, VCS comparison. For most commands and techniques specific to each particular VCS there are specific tags, which should be preferred.
Version control, also known as revision control, source control or software configuration management (SCM), is the management of changes to documents, programs, and other information stored as computer files. It is most commonly used in software development, where a team of people may change the same files.
For questions specific to a certain version control software use the appropriate tag. Here is an (incomplete) list of commonly used tags:
- and many others can be found on Wikipedia's list of revision control software.