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Re: Zsh and CVS

On Sat, Apr 18, 1998 at 11:21:51AM -0700, Bart Schaefer wrote: 
> On Apr 18,  9:53am, TGAPE! wrote:
> } Subject: Re: Perl and ZSH
> }
> } >On 17 Apr 1998, Karsten Thygesen wrote:
> } >
> } >btw is there a cvs repository for zsh?
> } 
> } Not that I know of[1]; what's wrong with RCS?  You have it on your
> } system if you have CVS.  Since CVS uses RCS to do its work, it should be
> } trivial to convert.
> } 
> } [1] Though Bart Schaefer might know better.
> I don't know of any cvs repository for zsh either (well, except my own,
> which is only 3.0.x and littered with local experiments and selectively-
> applied patches from zsh-workers).
> You can make RCS'd sources accessible through CVS just by dropping the ,v
> files into a directory tree under a new or existing CVS repository root;
> but manipulating any RCS branch revisions probably won't work becaus CVS
> uses a very particular branch numbering scheme.  To do it "right" you'd
> have to check out each RCS revision and then import it into CVS, to make
> a CVS revision history that matches the original RCS one.
> You'd be better off to simply select a stable starting point, import that,
> and begin to use CVS exclusively from there.
As an aside I would encourage everyone to look into using Perforce
(www.perforce.com) for work on free projects (and commercial too; but
it is free for free projects). I find it much more usable the CVS.

Just a happy user.

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