Concurrent Versions System (CVS), also known as the Concurrent Versioning System is a client-server revision control system, which keeps track of all work and all changes in a set of files.

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How to execute code directly from CVS repository hosted on another server in AIX (Unix )?

We are trying to set CVS for version control. I have question regarding code execution from CVS repository. We have two servers. Let's call them Server A which hosts CVS repository and Server B ...
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Tortoise CVS merge branches

I have two branches DEVELOPPEMENT and DEVELOPPEMENT2. I would like to merge DEVELOPPEMENT and DEVELOPPEMENT2 into a same branch but not in the HEAD yet. How to do it with the Tortoise HMI? I ...
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How can I loop through all sub folder of FolderA and execute a command do check modified files

I have a cvs client through which I can get list of modified files within a directory. For example: My workspace(Top folder) -" D/MyWorkspace" My Project A(Sub Folder) - D/MyWorkspcace/AProject ...
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Ratio of size of single version to size of full distributed version controlled archive

I am considering using Git. What I would like to know is, if I am going to download the full distributed version controlled archive to my local machine rather than checking out a single copy as used ...
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Tortoise CVS icons not visible in Win 7 x64

I'm running Tortoise CVS 1.10.10 (with CVS NT 2.5.03) on Win 7 x64, and my folder overlay icons won't appear. I don't remember when this happened, however I've a colleague running the same setup ...
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Is there a nice GUI for CVS under Linux?

I'm wondering if there is a nice modern GUI for CVS under Linux, something that will make files comparison visual and easy ...
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Exclude file attributes from wincvs changes

When I use the Show Changed Files Only filter in WinCVS it includes also the code files whose attributes are changed (E.g. modified date). I just want it treat the changes as the differences in ...
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project management beyond CVS

CVS is great when you have a simple, self-contained project, but what is the next step up the hierarchy? I have a lot of individual projects under CVS, but any realistic project has tendrils and ...
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Can we move data (repository) from CVS 1.10.10 to new version cvs 1.11.23?

I am using CVS version 1.10.10 and now i want to use new version available in market i.e cvs 1.11.23. Is it possible without affecting data or is it working fine in newer version?
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vcs_info, proper config in zsh?

I've recently installed zsh and took the time to configure it properly, quick overview of methods tried: setopt prompt_subst Use prompt_subst so we can simply use the vcs_info variables and they'll ...
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cvs: shortcut to diff with previous version?

What I want to achieve is this: after I do a cvs -q up I can pick out those files that are updated and use a command to quickly check what has changed. In svn, I know I can do svn diff -r ...
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cvs delete project (module) and reclaim space

We have modules under CVSROOT that were created a while ago, but no more required/ever used or needed. They are just sitting there are consuming disk space. Is it safe to physically delete this ...
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How to get Excel to save date fields as displayed.

I have data that has date-time values that I need to convert to a different format. I have created an Excel formula that concatenates the string into exactly the format I need. I currently have the ...
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Merging Database Modifications - CVS

I'm working on a project using git for version handling. What is the best approach to include a mysql database in the cvs? For example, if I checkout the database and install it at home, make some ...
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Installing software via CVS, but I don't have /srv on Mac OS X

I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.8, and I'm trying to compile a software package originally developed for Linux. The code is under development and uses a CVS repository and is attempting to access ...
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Export 1 year of CVS to another repo?

We have a CVS repo with many years of history. It has become huge and unwieldly, so we would like to split this singe repo in to two repos: The main repo would have 1 year's worth of history, up to ...
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Getting the last version number before a particular version number in CVS

I have a project that uses CVS and recently bumped the baseline to the next major revision, 4.0. What I am trying to do, is get the last version of a file before that bump (programatically, I know I ...
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Where is CVS setting(config) located at in FreeBSD usually?

Where would the CVS pserver setting(config) be located at in FreeBSD usually? I am trying, trying to hunt for the location of the setting(config) file with no results...
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How to figure out version number of CVS pserver

Suppose that I do not have a physical access to a CVS-service-installed computer, but have a connection to CVS pserver. How do I figure out the version of the CVS pserver?
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How to get back the deleted folder and its content on a linux server?

I am using a linux (red hat) server and contents gets updated using CVS. A folder was not in CVS and it got deleted/replaced by another content after I run an update. How can I get the deleted content ...
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In Eclipse, how to let revision annotation to ignore whitespace changes?

In Eclipse, one can use Team -> Show Annotation to see the revision history at the side of editor window; My question is how to let such annotation to ignore whitespace changes? [EDIT] This issue ...
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How to enable encryption for CVS?

I want to access CVS when I'm outside the workplace. Is there a way to encrypt the authentication and file transfers that CVS normally does?
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What `find` command deletes everything in a directory except for CVS folders?

I have a dir: $ tree . |-- CVS | |-- Entries | |-- Entries.Log | |-- Repository | `-- Root |-- dirA | |-- CVS | | |-- Entries | | |-- Repository | | `-- Root | |-- file1 | ...
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Is there a way to find out if hosted code on sourceforge is svn or cvs and script the download process?

For instance, is there a way for me to use svn or cvs (and how to find out which?) for a project if I have their project page -- for example, http://sourceforge.net/projects/ecb/?
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Why does 'cvs update' not update any files?

I think our CVS is not set up correctly, but I am finding that doing cvs update foldername does not cause any of the files in it to be updated. What is the proper way to do an update if update ...
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TortoiseCSV “nothing known” error based on user accounts?

When checking out or updating using TortoiseCVS from my repository, some user accounts get the "nothing known" error while some other accounts don't. The Symptom seems to be totally random. Has anyone ...
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How do I install CVS on Ubuntu manually from a rpm file?

I have downloaded cvs-1.11.18-cvshome.org.FC1.1.i386.rpm from CVS homepage and I want to install CVS manually on Ubuntu, since I don't have an internet connection. How do I install it?
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How to do remote CVS through multiple SSH connections

I know how to use a remote CVS repository where access to the remote server is through SSH. Here's my problem: the remote CVS server, call it "A" is accessible by SSH only from computers within the ...
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How do I achieve passwordless CVS updates?

I'm working on some code from my computer at home and would like to do CVS updates to a remote server. When I'm at work I don't need to type in a password, but at home each time I need to type in my ...
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How to add or check-in all files in a directory to CVS?

Say I have a lot of files that I want to add then check in at once. But consider that CVS folder should be excluded. What kind of command or script can be used in order to do this? I have tried ...
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How do I add myself to the “wheel” group to use cvs?

I am on a Mac (Snow Leopard) and I would like to add myself to the "wheel" group? How do I do that? I there a way I can see all the groups am I in?
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Problem using Git and CVS

I'm trying to use Git at work on Windows using msysgit (though Cygwin), but we are stuck with a central CVS repository. So what I have done is made my CVS working folder a Git repository as well. So ...
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move cvs repository from one server to another

I need to move CVS repository from one server to another. Currently my repository is on external hard disk. So I believe I do not need to copy code from one server to another. Both the servers are ...
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Searching for a CVS command client

I'm looking for a CVS client which works from the console. All windows clients that I've found are GUI's.
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(Cygwin 1.5.5-1 + CVS 1.11.21) vs. (cygwin-1.7.5 + CVS 1.11.22)

Preparing a new machine for development, I upgraded Cygwin and the CVS client as described in the subject line: from (Cygwin 1.5.5-1 + CVS 1.11.21) to (cygwin-1.7.5 + CVS 1.11.22) All went well, but ...
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How do I reset an existing CVS tag to point to the new revisions of the files?

I'm not exactly sure how I got myself into this situation, but essentially, I had modified an existing codebase and added some new files and few months back, and when I went to check it in, I created ...
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How do I set up CVS for group use?

I am completely new to CVS as well as linux terminal so please bear with me. I need to setup cvs so my group members (on other machines) can access the repository and do all the good CVS stuff. How ...
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How do I uninstall CVS?

Hello I need to uninstall cvs since I have followed a wrong tutorial. How would I remove CVS from ubuntu??
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Pasting into the command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I paste into the Windows CMD prompt by using only the keyboard? I'd like to be able to paste commands right into the command line prompt in windows. Sounds ...
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Need program(prefer free) for edit csv google(google docs - like Excel) on desktop

In my website i have csv google(google docs - like Excel)) files that should contain word translation. I need desktop windows program for edit google(google docs - like Excel) on my computer desktop. ...
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“Export” a CVS checkout

I have a checkout of a CVS repository. The original repository does not exist anymore. Would it be possible to run something similar to "export" on the checkout itself? What I would want to end up ...
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CVS - ignore Thumbs.db on Windows

What I tried so far is making a file, '.cvsignore' in the root of my module and then for the contents of the file: *.Thumbs.db However when I do CVS update, it still accounts for Thumbs.db - I just ...