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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Chapter 12. Source Code Management: An Overview

Chapter 13 and Chapter 14 describe two popular source code management systems for Linux: Subversion (SVN) and Git. This chapter introduces the major concepts involved with using these systems for users who may never have used one. If you’re already familiar with source code management, feel free to skip ahead to the particular software suite that interests you.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Introduction and terminology

  • Usage models

  • Source code management systems

  • Other source code management systems

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