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Re: CVS for Subversion users?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-25 23:15:19 CET

On Feb 25, 2005, at 4:06 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> I could probably get most of the information by reading the Subversion
> book backwards, but I thought I may as well ask: is there a manual or
> quick-start guide which explains to people like myself, who learned
> version control with Subversion, how to use CVS? Now that I understand
> Subversion, I'm finding myself wanting to participate in several
> open-source projects which for whatever reason are still using CVS. I
> see often enough on the list how people with a CVS background make bad
> assumptions about how Subversion works; I'd like to avoid the same
> mistakes when jumping into a CVS ship.

The svn book has 'asides' for CVS users peppered through it. But
Appendix A in the book is a quick outline of differences for CVS users.

There's also a 1/3-finished document here:


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