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7. CVS Documentation

At Unix prompt type:

  1. cvs --help
  2. cvs --help-options
  3. cvs --help-commands
  4. cvs -H checkout
  5. cvs -H commit
  6. man cvs
  7. man tkcvs
  8. Visit
  9. Visit

The tkcvs is the Tcl/Tk GUI interface to CVS. It also has online help. Try the following:

There is also a Windows 95 client for CVS called WinCVS (see: and cyclicsite). WinCVS can be used along with Samba(on cdrom samba*.rpm) -

The essential command are:

7.1 Online Documentation

On Linux systems, you can find the CVS documentation in postscript format at /usr/doc/cvs*/*.ps. Also there is an FAQ and other useful information.

bash# cd /usr/doc/cvs*
bash# gv

7.2 CVS Org Documentation

The documentation on CVS from "CVS Organisation" is at

The Official manual for CVS by Cederqvist is at

FAQ for CVS is at

7.3 CVS Training

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