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Essential CVS by Jennifer Vesperman

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Name

admin — Synonyms: adm, rcs

Synopsis

cvs [cvs-options] admin [-iILqU] [-ausernames] [-Afilename] [-b[revision]] 
[-cstring] [-e[usernames]] [-kmode] [-l[revision]] [-mrevision:message] 
[-ntagname[:[revision]]] [-Ntagname[:[revision]]] [-orange] [-sstate[:revision]] 
[-t[filename]] [-t-string] [-u[revision]] [-VN] [-xsuffix] [files...]

Use RCS commands on the repository copy of project files.

Command options

-ausernames

Append the comma-separated list of usernames to the RCS access list in the repository (RCS-format) copy of a file. This change to an RCS file has no effect on CVS.

See also -A and -e.

-Afilename

Append the RCS access list in filename to the access list of the files being operated on.This change to an RCS file has no effect on CVS.

See also -a and -e.

-b[revision]

Set the default branch of a file to the named branch revision; or, if no revision is named, set the default branch to the highest branch revision on the trunk. This option should be used very rarely in CVS; it is better to check out a sandbox as a branch sandbox with the -r option to checkout or update.

-cstring

Set the RCS comment leader of a file to the specified string. This option is not used in CVS.

-e[usernames]

Remove the comma-separated list of usernames from the RCS access list in the repository (RCS-format) copy of a file. If no list of usernames is provided, remove all names.This change to an RCS file has no effect on CVS.

See also -a and -A.

-i

Create and initialize an RCS file. This option is not ...

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