Create new project in an existing repo

  • Ensure you CVSROOT variable is set or use the -d parameter to set it.
mkdir new-project
cd new-project
cvs import new-project alternative-name v1
  • Enter a description in the Vim window that appears and exit and the project will have been created.

Add new dir to repo

cd peroject/
mkdir new-folder
cvs add new-folder


Add a new file:

cvs add filename

Remove file from the repo, but keep prevision versions:

rm file
cvs remove file
cvs commit

Reverse/undo a commit, if current version is 1.1 and the prevision version is 1.0:

cvs update -j 1.1 -j 1.0 file
cvs commit file

View previous versions available:

cvs log file