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Git Reflow vs SVN (Subversion): What are the differences?

Git Reflow: Reflow automatically creates pull requests, ensures the code review is approved, and squash merges finished branches to master. Reflow automatically creates pull requests, ensures the code review is approved, and squash merges finished branches to master with a great commit message template; SVN (Subversion): Enterprise-class centralized version control for the masses. Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.

Git Reflow and SVN (Subversion) can be primarily classified as "Version Control System" tools.

Git Reflow and SVN (Subversion) are both open source tools. Git Reflow with 1.45K GitHub stars and 60 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than SVN (Subversion) with 327 GitHub stars and 120 GitHub forks.

Decisions about Git Reflow and SVN (Subversion)
Kamaldeep Singh

SVN is much simpler than git for the simple stuff (checking in files and updating them when everyone's online), and much more complex than git for the complicated stuff (branching and merging). Or put another way, git's learning curve is steep up front, and then increases moderately as you do weird things; SVN's learning curve is very shallow up front and then increases rapidly.

If you're storing large files, if you're not branching, if you're not storing source code, and if your team is happy with SVN and the workflow you have, I'd say you should stay on SVN.

If you're writing source code with a relatively modern development practice (developers doing local builds and tests, pre-commit code reviews, preferably automated testing, preferably some amount of open-source code), you should move to git for two reasons: first, this style of working inherently requires frequent branching and merging, and second, your ability to interact with outside projects is easier if you're all comfortable with git instead of snapshotting the outside project into SVN.

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Pros of Git Reflow
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      Easy to use
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      Simple code versioning
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      User/Access Management
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      Complicated code versionioning by Subversion
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      Free

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    Cons of Git Reflow
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        Branching and tagging use tons of disk space

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      What is Git Reflow?

      Reflow automatically creates pull requests, ensures the code review is approved, and squash merges finished branches to master with a great commit message template.

      What is SVN (Subversion)?

      Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.

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