Definition of version control in US English:

version control


  • The task of keeping a software system consisting of many versions and configurations well organized.

    • ‘The version control system is specific to Magic, the debugger is a Magic debugger, everything is Magic.’
    • ‘At work at the moment I am using some version control software called Visual SourceSafe Explorer.’
    • ‘The enterprise version runs inside the firewall and integrates with all your version control systems.’
    • ‘The first two are free-software version control systems and come with many Linux distributions.’
    • ‘Also, I will examine systems by which people try to institute version control, to maintain their stories against modification.’