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Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of CVS client instructions

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01/28/09 19:47:22 (5 years ago)
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jhaverlack (IP: 172.29.33.1)
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  • CVS client instructions

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    33'''PLEASE NOTE: As of 2009-01-28, the !SourceForge.net team is completing the last three draft site docs.  This is one of those three.  Please excuse any incomplete content; we'll have this finished out soon.''' 
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     5=  Overview of CVS = 
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     7[wiki:"CVS"] is a [wiki:"What is Source Code Management?" source code management] tool.  In order to retrieve data from a CVS repository, you need a CVS client.  The official [wiki:"CVS"] client is available for most Operating Systems, including Windows, Linux, BSD and Mac OS X.  The official CVS client is a text-based command-line tool.  Windows users may alternately use the [wiki:"TortoiseCVS instructions"] client, which is GUI-based. 
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     9The official CVS client (from the [http://ximbiot.com/cvs/wiki/ Ximbiot - CVS Wiki]), included in most Linux and BSD distributions; available for Linux, BSD, Mac OS X, [http://fink.sourceforge.net/ Fink] (on Mac OS X), and [http://cygwin.com/ Cygwin] (on Microsoft Windows). 
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     11= Access = 
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     13The official CVS client uses a URL to access the CVS repository. [wiki:"What is SourceForge.net?" SourceForge.net]-hosted CVS repositories can be access as Read-Only or Read-Write (requires authentication). 
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    615== Read-Only Access == 
     
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    11 Read-only access to any project CVS repository may be obtained using anonymous pserver-based authentication. Working copies generated in this manner cannot be used to perform write operations (a fresh checkout via SSH authentication would be necessary). A SourceForge.net user account is not required to access a repository via anonymous pserver. 
     20Read-only access to any project CVS repository may be obtained using anonymous pserver-based authentication. Working copies generated in this manner cannot be used to perform write operations (a fresh checkout via SSH authentication would be necessary). A !SourceForge.net user account is not required to access a repository via anonymous pserver. 
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    1322The following settings should be configured to use CVS with pserver authentication: