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CTAN package update: The vc bundle

Date: April 21, 2008 11:32:38 AM CEST
The package below has been updated at tug.ctan.org and should soon be at your favorite mirror. Thanks, Jim Hefferon St Michael's College ................................................................. The following information was provided by our fellow contributor: Name of contribution: The vc bundle Author's name: Stephan Hennig Location on CTAN: /support/vc Summary description: version control for TeX and friends License type: pd Announcement text:
The vc bundle
This is a script based approach to version control for TeX documents. It works more reliably than keyword substitution based approaches, since it tracks all files in a working copy, not only .tex files. The vc bundle works with LaTeX and plain TeX. Currently, Bazaar, Git and Subversion are supported. v0.5 (2008-04-21)
Incompatible changes: * Don't write sensitive information to vc.tex, by default (see appendix A). - Bazaar: \BZRBranchNick - Subversion: \SVNPath, \SVNName, \SVNUrl, \SVNNodeKind, \SVNRepositoryRoot
This package is located at http://tug.ctan.org/tex-archive/support/vc . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/pkg/vc (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

vc – The vc (version control) bundle

This is a script based approach to version control for documents. It works more reliably than do keyword-substitution-based approaches, since it tracks more than just .tex files; it can work on all files in a working copy.

The vc bundle macros work with and plain . Currently, Bazaar-, Git- and Subversion-based repositories are supported; scripts are provided for use with both Unix and Windows.

MaintainerRoland Hieber
Stephan Hennig (inactive)



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