Version Control with SVK

Version Control with SVK, a free book about SVK, a new version control system designed to supplant everything else out there. This book is written for computer-literate folk who want to use SVK to manage their data.


While SVK runs on a number of different operating systems, its primary user interface is command-line based. It is that command-line tool (svk) which is discussed and used in this book. For consistency, the examples in this book assume the reader is using a Unix-like operating system, and is relatively comfortable with Unix and command-line interfaces. While this book is written with the assumption that the reader has never used version control, we’ve also tried to make it easy for users of CVS or Subversion to make a painless leap into SVK. Special sidebars may discuss CVS or Subversion from time to time, and a special appendix summarizes most of the differences between CVS, Subversion and SVK.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Basic Concepts
  • Guided Tour
  • Branching and Merging
  • Repository Administration
  • Server Configuration
  • Advanced Topics
  • Developer Information
  • SVK Complete Reference

Book Details

Author(s): Michael L.H. Brouwer and Russell Brown.
Format(s): HTML
Link: Read online.

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