From the man page:
CVS is a version control system, which allows you to keep old versions of files (usually source code), keep a log of who, when, and why changes occurred, etc., like RCS or SCCS. Unlike the simpler systems, CVS does not just operate on one file at a time or one directory at a time, but operates on hierarchical collections of directories consisting of version controlled files. CVS helps to manage releases and to control the concurrent editing of source files among multiple authors. CVS allows triggers to enable/log/control various operations and works well over a wide area network.
to use this application. If you want to run this version
of the software even if other versions are available,
cvs-1.11 instead of
See "helpme setup" for
information on finding out what versions are available or
what to do if the
setup statement does not
See the CVS man page for full instructions or type "
cvs --help" for a quick command summary.