Tag Archives: CVS

  • Git vs Mercurial (Hg)

    At Dokeos, we’re investigating into which version control system vamos a usar próximo. After CVS, Subversion showed its limits about managing a huge code repository with multiple branches, when trying to apply many changes of one branch to head. The two most interesting systems remaining are Git and Mercurial. Instead of writing again a shortened […]

  • CVS Pocket Reference

    Terminology Term Definition Module Typically, the CVS name for the development project directory Checkout The action of downloading a module the first time Commit The action of submitting a change in one or more files to CVS Diff A list of differences between two versions of a file or a set of files Vendor Tag […]

  • HOWTO Move a CVS repositoy between servers on Debian

    This article was first written in May 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/334). Basically, moving a CVS repository itself is not really difficult. Let’s assume first that we don’t use the pserver mode of CVS, which is known to be weak with respect to security. We use then the SSH transport to access the […]

  • Admin CVS on RH FC2

    This article was first written in July 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/284). Introduction This article mainly describes several tricks to admin a CVS install on RHFC2. Adding a user Adding a user for pserver is done by updating the CVSROOT/passwd file in the CVS modules repository. The passwords there are encrypted using the […]

  • Install ViewCVS on RH FC2

    This article was first written in May 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/259). Introduction This article is intended to help system administrators with very moderate knowledge of RedHat Fedora (Core 2) install ViewCVS 0.9.3 Getting the file Apparently, there is no packaged version of ViewCVS for RHFC2 coming from a reliable source, so go […]