Chapter 12. Source Code Management: An Overview

The following chapters describe three popular source code management systems for Unix. 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. See also the related books in the Bibliography.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Introduction and terminology

  • Usage models

  • Unix source code management systems

  • Other source code management systems

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