Araxis Merge provides support for file system plugins using its Virtual File System (VFS) API. Plugin file systems can provide access to files and folders that are located within databases, FTP servers, web sites, source control systems, etc.
Merge comes with the following plugins built-in:
- Native File System Plugin
- Git File System Plugin
- Mercurial File System Plugin
- Perforce File System Plugin
- Subversion File System Plugin
- FTP File System Plugin
The following third-party plugin is also available:
Creating your own VFS plugins
You may wish to develop your own VFS plugins. Sample plugin source code is available from Araxis to help get you started. Please contact Araxis to obtain this.