Solaris Package Archive -- GNUcvs.1.9
Solaris Package Archive
What is it
From the man page:
CVS is a front end to the rcs(1) revision control system
which extends the notion of revision control from a collection
of files in a single directory to a hierarchical collection
of directories consisting of revision controlled
files. These directories and files can be combined together
to form a software release. CVS provides the functions
necessary to manage these software releases and to control
the concurrent editing of source files among multiple
CVS keeps a single copy of the master sources. This copy is
called the source ``repository''; it contains all the information
to permit extracting previous software releases at
any time based on either a symbolic revision tag, or a date
in the past.
Send bug reports to firstname.lastname@example.org
There are no specific OS dependancies compiled into GNU cvs to my knowledge.
Whilst it is compiled for Solaris 2.5, it should happily work on later
releases of Solaris. Earlier too if you feel lucky.
Click here to read about the Solaris 7 packages.
You can ftp the source code from
I've found the usage in a production environment to be generally stable, but
there has been cases where CVS has "lost the plot" and manual modifications
to the CVS control files were necessary. Please keep this in mind.
See the main packages README for installation information.