CVS, GIT, and Mercurial as well as other well-known version control systems cannot version directories. In other words, you cannot add empty directories. A "workaround" for this issue is to use placeholder files that are placed into empty directories. These placeholder files can then be committed into the repository and will make sure that, upon checkout, the directory tree is entirely reconstructed. The problem with using placeholder files is that you need to create them, and need to delete them if they are not necessary anymore (because sub-directories or real files were added). With big source trees, managing these placeholder files can be cumbersome and error prone. MarkEmptyDirs can manage the creation/deletion of such placeholder files automatically. It creates placeholder files in all empty "leaf" directories. If later on new files or directories are put into such directories, the placeholder files are not necessary anymore, and are removed automatically.
Git# is a C# implementation of the Git version control system for the .NET platform. It is meant to be fully compatible to the original Git implementation in C for Linux. It can be used as a stand-alone command line application (potentially replacing msysGit on Windows) or as a library for applications such as GUI frontends or plugins for IDEs.
DeveelDB is an embedded SQL database management system for .NET, implementing all the features of the SQL92 specifications (transactions, triggers, procedures, functions, etc.). The aim is to provide .NET and Mono developers with a fully functional, powerful, and embeddable database system that can be used in several contexts, managing small to large amounts of data.