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Fossil

Fossil

Fossil is an open source distributed version control system, bug tracking system and wiki software server for use in software development. Fossil does not require a central server to function. Content is stored using a SQLite database.

Fossil is used for version control by the SQLite project, which is itself a component of Fossil. Fossil is a single self-contained programe written in the C programming language.

 Fossil 1.26

Price
Free to download

Size
3.4MB
License

Two-clause BSD license

Developer
D. Richard Hipp

Website
www.fossil-scm.org

System Requirements
Web browser
SQLite
zlib

Support Sites:
FAQ, Quick Start, Mailing List, Performance

Selected Reviews:

Features include:

  • Robust and lightweight in operation
  • Bug Tracking
  • Ticketing
  • Web-based graphical user interface
  • Autosync mode to remove the need to fork and merge
  • Simple HTTP with proxy support for network communications
  • CGI enabled
  • Immutable artifacts
  • Works with repository files (a database with the project's complete history) and with checked-out local trees
  • Supports embedded documentation
  • Built-in wiki
  • News/Blog
  • Simple, well-defined, enduring file format

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