by Jennifer Vesperman
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. 2006
Number of pages: 428
Essential CVS is a complete and easy-to-follow reference that helps programmers and system administrators apply order to the task of managing large quantities of documents. The book covers basic concepts and usage of CVS, and features a comprehensive reference for CVS commands--including a handy Command Reference Card for quick, on-the-job checks. The book also includes advanced information on all aspects of CVS that involved automation, logging, branching and merging, and "watches".
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by Karl Fogel, Moshe Bar - Paraglyph
The book on development and implementation of open source software using CVS. It explains how CVS affects the architecture and design of applications, covers strategies, third-party tools, scalability, client access limits, server administration.
by Eric Sink - Pyrenean Gold Press
The book uses practical examples to explain version control with both centralized and decentralized systems. Topics: Basic version control commands and concepts; Introduction to Distributed Version Control Systems; Advanced branching workflows; etc.
by Sean Dreilinger
Version control is used to track and manage changes. In our case, CVS version control is used to track any changes made to our web sites, whether it's a single edit of one file to fix a typo, or a series of adjustments where several files are added.
by Bryan O'Sullivan - O'Reilly Media
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