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CVS Pocket Reference

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ISBN-10: 0596005679

ISBN-13: 9780596005672

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Gregor N. Purdy

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The beauty of open source is making code freely available. The curse is trying to organize the chaos that code development can evolve into. CVS, the Concurrent Version System, is an open source tool for managing and distributing source code. It allows multiple users dispersed over a wide geographic area to work on the same file at the same time, using a shared directory. Under CVS, multiple users can check out files from a directory tree, make changes, and then commit those changes back into the directory. CVS is a pivotal tool on many projects involving information or software, whether in-house or conducted over the Internet. The "CVS Pocket Reference is a quick reference guide to help…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 90
Size: 4.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Gregor N. Purdy is engineering manager in the large account services group at Before joining in 2003, Gregor worked for ten years as a consultant in high-end data warehousing, system integration, and prior art research in software and Internet patents. He has also contributed to a number of open source projects, including Perl core and extensionmodules, the Perl Shell, and the Parrot virtual machine for Perl 6.

Version Control and CVS
CVS Command Format
Common Global Options
Installing CVS
Obtaining CVS
Unpacking CVS
Compiling CVS
Installing CVS
CVS Administrator Reference
Creating a Repository
Security Issues
Repository Structure
Hacking the Repository
Using an Interim Shared Sandbox
Global Server Option
Administrator Commands
CVS User Reference
Repository Locators
Configuring CVS
Creating a Sandbox
Sandbox Structure
Client Global Options
Common Client Options
User Commands
Related Resources
Emacs CVS Mode
CVS Clients
CVS Utilities
CVS Web Interfaces