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Online CVS Documentation

These works primarily concern CVS. None are published as books, but they are available online.

CVS v1.12.12 Manual

  • 1. Overview
  • 2. The Repository
  • 3. Starting a project with CVS
  • 4. Revisions
  • 5. Branching and merging
  • 6. Recursive behavior
  • 7. Adding, removing, and renaming files and directories
  • 8. History browsing
  • 9. Handling binary files
  • 10. Multiple developers
  • 11. Revision management
  • 12. Keyword substitution
  • 13. Tracking third-party sources
  • 14. How your build system interacts with CVS
  • 15. Special Files
  • A. Guide to CVS commands
  • B. Quick reference to CVS commands
  • C. Reference manual for Administrative files
  • D. All environment variables which affect CVS
  • E. Compatibility between CVS Versions
  • F. Troubleshooting
  • G. Credits
  • H. Dealing with bugs in CVS or this manual
  • Index

    Printed CVS Documentation

    The CVS reference card offers a complete list of CVS commands and options for the command line CVS.

    Books related to CVS

    These books either discuss CVS in the text of the book or come with a CD-ROM which includes CVS and/or CVS documentation.

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