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The Atlantis community uses many words and phrases to work more efficiently. You will find the most common ones and their meaning on this page.

Pull / Merge Request Event

The different VCSs have different names for merging changes. Atlantis uses the name Pull Request as the abstraction. The VCS provider implements this abstraction and forwards the call to the respective function.


VCS stands for Version Control System.

Atlantis supports only git as a Version Control System. However, there is support for multiple VCS Providers. Currently, it supports the following providers:

The term VCS is used for both git and the different VCS providers.