Essential CVS

Essential CVS

Free CVS book from O’Reilly Commons. Essential CVS is a complete and easy-to-follow reference that helps programmers and system administrators apply order to the task of managing large quantities of documents.


This book covers basic concepts and usage of CVS, and features a comprehensive reference for CVS commands–including a handy Command Reference Card for quick, on-the-job checks. It also includes advanced information on all aspects of CVS that involved automation, logging, branching and merging, and “watches.”

Table of Contents

  • What Is CVS?
  • CVS Quickstart Guide
  • Basic Use of CVS
  • Tagging and Branching
  • Multiple Users
  • Repository Management
  • Project Management
  • Remote Repositories
  • Troubleshooting
  • Command Reference
  • Miscellaneous Topics Reference

Book Details

Author(s): Jennifer Vesperman
Format(s): HTML
Number of pages: 336
Link: Read online.

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