International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME)

ISSN: 2305-3623 (Print), ISSN: 2305-8463 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJEME Vol.7, No.4, Jul. 2017

Version Management by Time Based Approach in Modern Era

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Hafiz Suliman Munawar, Usama Khalid, Rabia Jilani, Adnan Maqsood

Index Terms

Checks Out;Check In;Repository;Working Copy;Configuration Item;Baseline;Release Management


Version Management is the most crucial step in Software Configuration Management. The major phases of version management is analysis of changes made, the newer version that holds all the changes is then made available. The existing techniques involve version control by means of file locking and merging of version to control and monitor the use of files and manage the changes made in them, both these approaches have certain shortcomings including loss of changes made and unnecessary delays. Hence, a new technique has been devised, the algorithm of which has been proposed in this paper. This latest model of version control comprises of a mechanism of updates based on time. There is an integration of timer and other controls which make sure that the implementation can be made by more than one user at a time and that none of the modifications are lost. This algorithm of version control has been proposed to refine the process further and open new windows for future research in this area.

Cite This Paper

Hafiz Suliman Munawar, Usama Khalid, Rabia Jilani, Adnan Maqsood,"Version Management by Time Based Approach in Modern Era", International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME), Vol.7, No.4, pp.13-20, 2017.DOI: 10.5815/ijeme.2017.04.02


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