CVS Pocket Reference

Errata for CVS Pocket Reference

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page iii
The Table of Contents has been revised to include B-level headings.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page Back cover
The fourth paragraph has been changed to read "This Pocket

Reference is the ultimate companion for Open Source developers."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 2
In the first paragraph, the link has been changed to:

http://www.cvshome.org/ The footnote at the bottom of the page has been removed.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 4
In the first paragraph

development-coordination has been changed to: development coordination" (no hyphen).

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 4

In the fourth paragrapth, the first sentence has been changed to read: For example, if one developer adds a parameter to a function definition, it may be necessary to make all calls to that function pass an additional parameter.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 5

In the first paragraph, the first sentence has been changed to read: CVS tracks file versions by revision number, which you can use to retrieve a particular revision from the repository.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 5
On the last line of the page, the word "in" has been deleted, so it

reads, "together (joined)."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 6
In the example shown at the middle of the page

user@localhost has been removed from each line, so that only "$ " remains as the prompt.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 9
In the second paragraph, the FTP link has been changed to:

ftp://ftp.cvshome.org/

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 10
In the examples on this page, "root@localhost$" has been replaced

with "#" as the prompt.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 11
Under the heading "Creating a Repository" at the top of the page,

the prompt in the examples has been changed from "user@localhost$ " to "$ "

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 13
In the fourth paragraph, "...are replaced with the values" has been

changed to "...are replaced by the values"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 14
In Table 3, row 3, the description for "USER" has been changed to

The name of the user running CVS; if using a remote repository, the username must be known to the server

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 17
Under the variable term "TopLevelAdmin=value", the fourth line has

been changed to read: locator in that directory (see the "Repository Locators"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 18
In the fourth paragraph

allows has been changed to: directs so it reads, "While the cvsignore file directs CVS to ignore certain files, the..."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 19
In the second paragraph

against has been changed to: occuring in

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 21
The paragraph following the example for "Alias" has been changed to

The effect of using an alias module name in a CVS command is exactly the same as specifying the modules listed after the -a option on the command line.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 22
In Table 7, row 4, in the description for "-u prog", on the second

line, "full path" has been changed to "absolute path".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 26
In the first paragraph, "full path" has been changed to "absolute

path"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 27-31
In the examples, "user@localhost" has been deleted from the

prompts so the prompts are just "$ ".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 33
In Table 9, row 7: the description for "-nname[:[rev]]" has been

changed to: Associate the symbolic name with the branch or revision specified.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 33
In Table 9, rows 12 and 13: In these descriptions, "RCS file" has

been changed to "RCS file(s)"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 36
In Table 12, row 1, column 2: On the line beneath "path"

:local: path has been inserted.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 36
In Table 12, row 1, col 3: At the end of the description for "Local"

or it can use the :local: prefix. has been inserted.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 40
In the third paragraph, at the end of the last line,"(bash syntax)"

has been changed to "(assuming CVS is installed in /usr/local/bin)".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 43
In Table 15, last row: In the description for "Template", "Store" has

been changed to "Stores".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 45
In Table 17, row 2, col 2: the description for "-f" has been replaced

with the following: For commands that involve tags (via -r) or dates (via -D), include the most recent revision of each file that is not tagged with the specified tag or was notpresent on the specified date

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 48
In the last paragraph on the page, "full path" has been changed

to "absolute path"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 49
In the first paragraph, second line, the word "and" has been deleted,

so it reads "file's path, leaving only the filename."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 49
In the first line of the second paragraph, "retrieves" has been

replaced with "was used to retrieve"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 49
In the paragraph following the example, the last part of the

sentence has been changed so it reads: "keyword, since CVS will expand them if you do."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 50
In the description for "Source" at the top of the page, "full path"

has been changed to "absolute path".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 53

The last sentence of the second paragraph has been changed to read: If no revision is specified, the head of the trunk revision of the trunk branch is used.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 53
Under "checkout", "module ..." has been placed in brackets similar

to the items above it (i.e., "[ module ... ]").

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 54
In the last paragraph on the page, the word "sticky" has been placed

in quotes.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 56
In Table 23, row 3, col 2: the description for "-B" has been changed

to: Don't report differences in the number of blank lines

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 57
In Table 23, row 2, col 2: the description for "-u" has been changed

to: Use the unified diff output format

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 57
In Table 23, row 3, col 2: the description for "-U nlines" has been

changed to: Show this many lines of context on unified diff output format

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 58
In the second paragraph, "This can prepare" has been changed to

"Use this to prepare".

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 58
In the example: "user@localhost" has been removed from the prompts

so the prompt is simply "$ "

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 60
In Table 25, row 11, col 2: the word "last" has been deleted from

the description for "-t tag"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 66
In Table 34, row 4, col 2: the description for "-u" has been changed

to "Use unified diff format". The footnote has also been changed.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 69
In the fourth line of the second paragraph, "might want to tag"

has been changed to "must tag" In the first line of the fourth paragraph, "deletes" has been changed to "destroys"

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 70
The last line of the fourth paragraph has been changed to: "versus

the head revision of the trunk branch."

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 71
"user@localhost" has been deleted from the prompt so the prompt

is simply "$ "

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000
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Page 74
The head at the top of the page has been changed from "Relata" to

"CVS Utilities". This change has also been made in the TOC.

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2000