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Definitions of CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT
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A discipline applying technical and administrativecontrols to:1. Identification and documentation of physical and functionalcharacteristics of configuration items.2. Any changes to characteristics of those configurationitems.3. Recording and reporting of change processing andimplementation of the system.Source code management or "code management" is configurationmanagement applied to code through the various stages of thesoftware life-cycle.
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