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CVS-RCS- HOW-TO Document for Linux (Source Code Control System)

Al Dev (Alavoor Vasudevan)

v21.4, 25 Aug 2001

This document is a "practical guide" to very quickly setup CVS/RCS source code control system. This document has custom shell scripts that are wrappers on top of CVS. These scripts provide an easy user interface for CVS. Several shell scripts are provided to make RCS easier to use. The information in this document applies to Linux and as well as to all other flavors of Unix liks Solaris, HPUX, AIX, SCO, Sinix, BSD, SCO, Apple Macintosh (which is BSD unix) etc.. and BeOS.

1. Introduction

2. Which One Is for Me? CVS or RCS

3. Setting up CVS

4. Intro to CVS Commands

5. Strong, Weak or No Locking

6. Shell Scripts

7. CVS Documentation

8. Graphical Front Ends

9. CVS for MS Windows 95/98/NT/2000

10. Security of CVS Repository

11. Multi-User CVS Remote Repository

12. RCS Shell Scripts

13. Performance Tuning of a CVS Server

14. Problem Reporting System

15. Configuration Management System Tools

16. Related Sites

17. SCCS v/s CVS-RCS

18. Other Formats of this Document

19. Copyright and License

20. sget

21. sedit

22. scommit

23. supdate

24. sunlock

25. slist

26. sinfo

27. slog

28. sdif

29. sadd

30. sdelete

31. sfreeze

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