SVN or subversion is a version control system that is a compelling
replacement for CVS. Further information about SVN can be found
SVN comes with nearly every Linux distribution. You find binaries for Linux, Windows, MacOSX, etc at http://subversion.tigris.org/project_packages.html.
Important commandsCheckout a repository
svn checkout [repository] [local-copy]
Update your local copy (since the repository has changed)
Check the status of your local copy
Commit your changes to a repository (only allowed to authors at openslam.org)