The CVS manual — Version Management with CVS
by Per Cederqvist et al.
Paperback (6"x9"), 252 pages, 8 figures. Revised November 2006. Out of print - copies may still be available from some bookstores.
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This manual describes how to use CVS, the concurrent versioning system. CVS is one of the most widely-used source-code management systems for software development.
The manual provides tutorial examples for new users of CVS, as well as the definitive reference documentation for every CVS command and configuration option.
This is a printed version of the official CVS manual with additional editing and corrections. It covers CVS version 1.11.22.
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Table of Contents
- Starting a new project
- Branching and merging
- Recursive behavior
- Adding and removing
- History browsing
- Binary files
- Multiple developers
- Revision management
- Keyword substitution
- Tracking sources
- Special Files
- CVS commands
- Invoking CVS
- Administrative files
- Environment variables
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