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Re: CVS newbie setup questions

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: CVS newbie setup questions
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 19:39:18 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 18, 2001 at 03:15:32PM -0700, Charlie Wu wrote:
> Hi David:
> I've gone through most online manuals.. including the verbose one you
> suggested below.. but despite reading all these *fine* manuals, I am still
> getting nowhere.
> I installed CVS, set my env variable, did the init, then what?

This chapter of the CVS manual will tell you what to do next:

> The manual
> said: (
> <> )

That's not the full manual, just a quickie tutorial.  It assumes
that you want to join an existing project, not create a brand-new
one from scratch.  You can't do the latter with either "cvs
checkout" or "cvs add" (although a rather ugly combination of
them can admittedly be used -- but there are better ways :-).


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