GNU Emacs Manual. Node: Introduction to VC

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12.7.1: Introduction to Version Control

VC allows you to use a version control system from within Emacs, integrating the version control operations smoothly with editing. VC provides a uniform interface to version control, so that regardless of which version control system is in use, you can use it the same way.

This section provides a general overview of version control, and describes the version control systems that VC supports. You can skip this section if you are already familiar with the version control system you want to use.

  • Version Systems Supported version control back-end systems.
  • VC Concepts Words and concepts related to version control.
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