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Open Source Version Control Software
CVS is the Concurrent Versions System, the dominant open-source network-transparent version control system. CVS is useful for everyone from individual developers to large, distributed teams:

  • Its client-server access method lets developers access the latest code from anywhere there’s an Internet connection.
  • Its unreserved check-out model to version control avoids artificial conflicts common with the exclusive check-out model.
  • Its client tools are available on most platforms.
CVS News
 10/10/00 CVS 1.11 Available on CodeCatalog
The source code for CVS 1.11 has been entered into CodeCatalog, the source code search engine. All of the source is now be searchable and browsable, complete with syntax highlighting. Pretty cool, check it out.
 09/20/00 CVS Wins a Tuxie!
CVS 1.10.8 was awarded the Tuxie award in the Development Tools category of the Editor’s Choice Awards published in the September issue of Linux Magazine. For more information, check out the latest copy of Linux Magazine.