svk - Man Page

A Distributed Version Control System


svk command [options] [args]


SVK is a decentralized version control system written in Perl. It uses the Subversion filesystem but provides additional features:

For more information about the SVK project, visit <>.

Run svk help to access the built-in tool documentation.

By default svk stores its state in the .svk directory in your home directory. You can change this default by setting the SVKROOT environment variable to your preferred svk depot path.


Chia-liang Kao <>


2024-01-25 perl v5.38.2 User Contributed Perl Documentation