ViewCVS Help: Toplevel Directory View


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ViewCVS is a WWW interface for CVS and Subversion repositories. You can browse the file hierarchy by picking directories (which have slashes after them, e.g., src/). If you pick a file, you will see the revision history for that file. Selecting a revision number will display that revision of the file. There is a link at each revision to display diffs between that revision and the previous one, and a form at the bottom of the page that allows you to display diffs between arbitrary revisions.

ViewCVS History and Credits

This program (ViewCVS) has been written by Greg Stein <> based on the cvsweb script by Henner Zeller <>; it is covered by the BSD-License. If you would like to use this CGI script on your own web server and CVS tree, see Greg's ViewCVS distribution site. Please send any suggestions, comments, etc. to the ViewCVS Developers Mailinglist.

Documentation about CVS

Karl Fogel's CVS book
CVS User's Guide
Another CVS tutorial
Yet another CVS tutorial (a little old, but nice)
An old but very useful FAQ about CVS

Documentation about Subversion

Subversion: the Definitive Guide

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Last modified: Tue Nov 13 20:41:02 CEST 2001