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 C.M. Pilato, B. Collins-Sussman, B.W. Fitzpatrick - O'Reilly Media
The book is written by Subversion open source development team. It introduces the new versioning tool which is the successor to CVS. This tool is more robust, flexible and usable, and it improves on some of the CVS's notable flaws.
by Bryan O'Sullivan - O'Reilly Media
This book takes you step by step through ways to track, merge, and manage software projects with Mercurial, using Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, or Solaris. Mercurial is the easiest system to learn when it comes to distributed revision control.
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 Michael Brouwer, Russell Brown
CVS has long been the tool of choice for version control. This book documents SVK version 1.04. It is written for computer-literate folk who want to use SVK to manage their data. Most readers are probably programmers or sysadmins.