Repository (revision control)

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A repository[1] is a concept from revision control that refers to a data structure, usually stored on a server, that contains, among other things:

  • A set of files and directories.
  • Historical record of changes in the repository.
  • A set of commit objects.
  • A set of references to commit objects, called heads.


  1. ^ "SVNBook". Retrieved 2012-04-20.