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cvs setup in linux

i need to setup cvs server in linux can u help me out plz.

jagadeesha s c
Tuesday, April 20, 2004

# apt-get install cvs

...you are using debian right?  ;)

Almost Anonymous
Wednesday, April 21, 2004

HEAD ON A PIKE!

I WILL SEEK OUT AND DESTROY ALL BITCHES THAT CAN'T RTFM! BLOOD PRESSURE RISING!


Wednesday, April 21, 2004


Man! Just when I say I am done complaining, I get the perfect ball to swing at!... I will resist though.

How about: man cvs server

Don't try that. It's just a joke.

But seriously, that is such a common tool, I am sure if you google it, you will get more than you need to figure out what to do.

Since you are so lazy, and if I whine I'll get yelled at again, here is the first few results from googling "setting up cvs server on linux"

1) http://www.kryptonians.net/cvs/server_setup.html

2) http://www.linuxforum.com/linux-cvs-server/setuptools.html

3) http://durak.org/cvswebsites/howto-cvs/node37.html

Now was that so hard?

grunt
Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Hmmm.. if it's only a bunch of guys checking in and out files on a single UN*X like server it should be fairly straight-forward. It's been a while now but the latest RedHats (Fedora Core 1 is the one I am using) CVS is one of the things you can install. Just install the server and the client and pretty much you can check in and out files. For direction it really depends on your team's familiarity with CVS, if they are completely new to it consider buying a quick and simple (even graphical, if need be) tutorial for USD$15 at the local computer book store. Or have one person read a book, set up the srever, and quickly write a cheat sheet and seminar everyone can attend. I don't know too many people who has taken a programming course or two and not know at least Sourcesafe or RCS, so they will know what to do with these commands. They just need to get used to it. Have a nightly or periodic build that ties to the Grand Unit Test is probably the most interesting part of this whole process.

Li-fan Chen
Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Why not read the free book at
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/

It is about Subversion, the *new* CVS.
Or read the
http://cvsbook.red-bean.com/
which is also good.

Have a nice day

Fredrik Svensson
Wednesday, April 21, 2004

one of the really fun aspects of open source software is the amazing number of dicks you run into when trying to set shit up.

tsm_sf
Monday, May 03, 2004

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