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O'Reilly Network: Tracking Changes in CVS

Jun 20, 2002, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"CVS, the Concurrent Versioning System, manages simultaneous development of files. It stores files in a central repository, and allows users to check out working copies of the files and commit changes back to the repository.

"CVS maintains a record of the changes to each file, allowing the user to revert to a previous version, merge versions, and track changes. Change-tracking can be surprisingly useful, and is frequently underutilized.

"This article builds on Introduction to CVS and CVS Administration. Some topics discussed there are used but not defined in this article..."

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