.pyc > .py ?

Gerhard Häring gerhard.haering at gmx.de
Sat Aug 3 18:18:45 CEST 2002

* Rhymes <raims at dot.com> [2002-08-03 17:56 +0200]:
> On Sat, 03 Aug 2002 11:45:58 -0400, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:
> >A source code control system (sometimes known by the more generic term 
> >"revision control system") 
> I know, like CVS.
> Is it suitable also for projects on my own machine and not
> synchronized on the net?

Yes, definitely. Just set up a local repository by setting the
environment variable CVSROOT to a local directory. The documentation is
good, IMO: http://www.cvshome.org/docs/manual/

CVS has its origins in the Unix world, if you use Windows, you can
either use Cygwin's CVS package or use the native win32 version from
http://www.cvsnt.org/ (site seems to have problems right now :-()

There are also tons of GUI interfaces for CVS. A good starting point is

I personally can say that I prefer CVS to Vi$ual SourceSafe, and also
look forward to Subversion reaching beta, then I'll probably convert my
personal projects to it.

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