Questions tagged [cvs]

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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
83 views

CVS not finding SSH

Any idea what's wrong here? >ver Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.18363.476] >echo %CVS_RSH% ssh >echo %CVSROOT% :ext:foo@bar.org:/xyz >ssh usage: ssh [-46AaCfGgKkMNnqsTtVvXxYy] [-B ...
0
votes
2answers
222 views

cvs update when we have a conflict

I am trying to update my local file with CVS UPDATE. I see the differences in CVS diff, but when doing cvs update I get nothing changed and I see M before my file name in the output. What is that and ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

How to convert a CVS repo to GIT using cvs-fast-export?

As another attempt, I'm trying to convert a CVS repository to GIT. cvs-fast-export was recommended: https://gitlab.com/esr/cvs-fast-export The only problem is, I have no idea how to actually do so. ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Force CVS repository to work “silently” all the time

When I use commands like cvs commit -m . I get rather annoying info that cvs is examining all directories. To avoid it I can use cvs -q commit -m . Can I do something so that cvs works silently for ...
1
vote
1answer
589 views

When I right Click Desktop its Explorer Crash after i install Tortoise CVS. and also Tortoise CVS Icon is not showing

I have install TortoiseCVS in software in My windows 7. After that if I right click on Desktop. Explorer goes not responding. Restart the Explorer. Whether the problem with TortoiseCVS. or windows 7....
0
votes
0answers
416 views

cvs - connect to a Windows remote pserver: no such repository

I am with Windows 10 and Cygwin with cvs installed. I am trying to connect to a remote Windows CVS pserver to test. In spite of the fact that I can connect with Eclipse CVS client, I cannot connect ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Unable to intall CVS client on Solaris

While trying to install CVS, I got following errors: bash-3.2$ ls cvs-1.12.13-sol10-x86-local cvs-1.12.13-sol10-x86-local.gz local.cshrc local.login local.profile bash-3.2$ pfexec /usr/sbin/pkgadd –...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Remove same-named files from subfolder

Given the following layout, how can I delete files in the Attic folders which have a corresponding file in the parent folder? (The files will have the same name, not necessarily the same contents) /...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Unable to connect CVS repository from eclipse

I am getting error while connecting to CVS repository from eclipse running on Windows 7. I am connecting using ext method. Below is the error I am getting: Could not connect to :ext:username@...
0
votes
0answers
73 views

why can't I commit some files to CVS?

I get a strange message when trying to commit to CVS. For certain files I get ? dir/filename after doing "cvs add dir" etc. I am not sure what's the reason for that. I am unable to add a new ...
-1
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

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 cannot ...
1
vote
0answers
59 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
254 views

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 BASE:...
2
votes
1answer
716 views

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 /srv/...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
133 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

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...
2
votes
0answers
27 views

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?
2
votes
2answers
40k views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
44 views

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/?
1
vote
1answer
103 views

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 | `-...
0
votes
0answers
201 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
823 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
698 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
509 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
2k views

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 doesn'...
0
votes
2answers
888 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
528 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
797 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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.
3
votes
7answers
18k views

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 (...
1
vote
0answers
135 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
93 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
201 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
410 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
230 views

(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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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??
3
votes
3answers
149 views

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 trivial ...
-1
votes
1answer
274 views

Need program(prefer free) for edit csv google(google docs - like Excel) on desktop [closed]

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. ...
0
votes
2answers
199 views

“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 ...
8
votes
5answers
16k views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
17
votes
2answers
23k views

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?
3
votes
2answers
1k views

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 ...