Chapter 11. Miscellaneous Topics Reference
This chapter is a comprehensive reference of CVS topics other than commands. It is intended to be useful as a quick reference, not a tutorial.
This chapter contains the following sections:
- Section 11.1
Describes CVS administrative files in the sandbox on the client computer or in the user’s home directory on the server.
- Section 11.2
Describes CVS administrative files in the repository’s
- Section 11.3
Describes variables you can use in the administrative files in the
- Section 11.4
Describes date and time formats you can use with CVS.
- Section 11.5
Describes environment variables on the server or the client that affect CVS.
- Section 11.6
Describes the keywords CVS uses, the expansion modes that affect how CVS processes the keywords, and how CVS processes line endings.
- Section 11.7
Describes regular-expression and wildcard pattern matching in CVS.
- Section 11.8
Describes methods used to access local and remote CVS repositories.
Each sandbox directory has
administrative files in its
CVS subdirectory, but it may also have hidden files in the directory itself, with filenames that start with a dot (.). The user’s home directory can contain CVS administrative files that affect all of that user’s sandboxes; ...