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:
Describes CVS administrative files in the sandbox on the client computer or in the user’s home directory on the server.
Describes CVS administrative files in the
Describes variables you can use in the administrative files in the
Describes date and time formats you can use with CVS.
Describes environment variables on the server or the client that affect CVS.
Describes the keywords CVS uses, the expansion modes that affect how CVS processes the keywords, and how CVS processes line endings.
Describes regular-expression and wildcard pattern matching in CVS.
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; ...