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Git is an open-source DVCS (Distributed Version Control System)

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Good continuous-integration solutions for Haskell projects [closed]

I am looking for a good CI solution for a haskell project. Ideally something that will work with git. Really basic need (so far) build and run tests after each check in. Some basic reporting would be ...
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Why should large financial/insurance companies use git and/or github

I work for a large enterprise (30K employees) in the financial/insurance industry. While "IT" isn't our main focus, let's be honest, these are information driven industries and the companies with the ...
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how to get more and better contribute in github?

I have use github for a while, but my project is only one developer -- myself. I want to get some contribute from others, and some of my friends said they can give me some patch, but we all don't ...
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Is SVN out of style? [closed]

It's been only several years since I migrated from Visual Source Safe to SVN. And SVN for me is still kinda "WOW! I can do so many things! SVN is so cool!" But many people around me keep saying "SVN? ...
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How does git use SHA-1 to detect corruption in transfers?

I've been reading about git in Apress' "Pro Git" book. It mentions that SHA-1 is used to detect changes to commits and also to verify there is no corruption during pulls from the server. I am aware ...
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Hosting own Git service? [closed]

I was wondering if it would be possible to install a git service for use by a small team. Would it be possible to install on a private network/locally or would it be more practical to install over a ...
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Versioning millions of files with distributed SCM

I'm looking into the feasibility of using off-the-shelf distributed SCMs such as Git or Mercurial to manage millions of XML files. Each file would be a commercial transaction, such as a purchase order,...
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Where to find Hg/Git technical support? [closed]

I would like to out who provides technical support (commercial) for two major DVCS's of today: Git and Mercurial. This is for a place where they've been using Subversion for some time and now they're ...
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New vs Clone Git in Eclipse with EGit

I'm not sure I have either my new repo or clone repo workflow, or both, setup correctly. When I create a new project I create a repo on github, can't clone from it as it's empty so I create a new ...
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git in non-distributed, independent, lone programming ...best practice(s)?

I am currently studying the git documentation to get a hang of distributed version control workflow and use of git command line. I want to first start using git with small, personal, pet projects so ...
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How to open-source a project whose git repository has copyrighted media in the history?

I want to release an audio fingerprinting software project under a free license, but the repository contains copyrighted audio files. The test cases also currently use these files. How do I release ...
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Can you recommend a good commit message template / guidelines to enforce in the company? [closed]

In Git it's possible to set and enforce a good commit template. Can you recommend (preferably with argumentation) a good commit template / guidelines to enforce in the company?
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How to organize back-end database design and front-end application in software repository?

I have an application that has a back-end database (tables, procedures, database specific dlls) and front-end (application logic and UI) that separate people are working on. I was wondering what's the ...
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Dependent on CVS tagging for automated builds

My current work relies on using tags in CVS for an automated build process (ANT currently) to build for respective environments (development, QA, production). From our research, neither Git or ...
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Git, auto updating, security and tampering?

I was thinking about hosting my private project on my server (i may use 'gitolite') and have a copy on my local machine as backup (git clone then automated git fetch every few minute). I want to know ...
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Should I understand SVN before I jump to GIT? [closed]

I work in a department where no one has ever used source control before, including myself. I am trying to push the concept. I have spent a little while researching SVN. I some basics learned. I can ...
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I'm a Subversion geek, why should I consider or not consider Mercurial or Git or any other DVCS?

I try to understand the benefits of distributed version control system (DVCS). I found Subversion Re-education and this article by Martin Fowler very useful. Mercurial and others DVCS promote a ...
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Business case for decentralized version control systems

I searched and couldn't find any business reasons why git/mercurial/bazzr systems are better than centralized systems (subversion, perforce). If you were trying to sell a DVCS to a non-technical ...
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Script/tool to import series of snapshots, each being a new edition, into GIT, populating source tree? [closed]

I've developed code locally and taken a fairly regular snapshot whenever I reach a significant point in development, e.g. a working build. So I have a long-ish list of about 40 folders, each folder ...
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