6.3. Installing and Managing CVS

In order to install CVS, the first step is to obtain either the CVS source code or, if you are using RedHat, the RPM.

The latest source code is available at http://www.cvshome.org. As of this writing, the current CVS version is 1.11.1p1. RPM may be downloaded via RPMFind at http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=cvs. Follow the instructions for your preferred installation method.

6.3.1. Configuring CVS

Once CVS is installed on the server, the next step is to configure the machine properly to use CVS. The first step is to create a user and group to be the owners of the repositories. For purposes of example, assume that the user and the group are both named “cvs”. This example shows how to set up CVS ...

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