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Here are references to RCS and related free software and documentation.
Some of this information changes often; see the Frequently Asked Questions
for more up-to-date references.

	$Id: REFS,v 1.1.1.1 1999/04/23 01:43:36 wsanchez Exp $


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

<http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/Software-Engineering/>
<ftp://rtfm.mit.edu//pub/usenet-by-hierarchy/comp/software-eng/>
  for software engineering; e.g. see
  <http://www.qucis.queensu.ca/Software-Engineering/blurb/rcs>.

<http://www.iac.honeywell.com/Pub/Tech/CM/CMFAQ.html>
<ftp://rtfm.mit.edu//pub/usenet-by-hierarchy/comp/software/config-mgmt/>
  for configuration management

<http://www.winternet.com/~zoo/cvs/FAQ.txt>
<ftp://ftp.odi.com/pub/users/dgg/FAQ.gz>
  for CVS (see below)


RCS and related GNU project software

<ftp://ftp.cs.purdue.edu/pub/RCS/>
  The RCS project distribution directory also contains beta versions,
  ports, and prebuilt documentation.

<ftp://prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/>
  The GNU project distribution directory contains:
    diffutils-N-tar.gz
      the latest diffutils release; recommended for RCS
    emacs-N-tar.gz
      The latest Emacs release contains VC, a version-control package
      that makes RCS easier to use.
    make-N-tar.gz
      GNU Make, which can automatically build from RCS files.
    rcs-N-tar.gz
      the latest RCS release
    cvs-N-tar.gz
      the latest official CVS release (see below)

<ftp://ftp.leo.org/pub/comp/os/os2/gnu/devtools/> DOS, OS/2 ports
<ftp://ftp.cc.utexas.edu/microlib/nt/gnu/> NT port


CVS

CVS, the Concurrent Versions System, keeps tracks of source changes
made by groups of developers working on the same files concurrently,
allowing them to resync as needed.

<http://www.winternet.com/~zoo/cvs/>
<http://www.loria.fr/~molli/cvs-index.html>
  These pages have useful information about CVS.

<ftp://prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/cvs-1.3.tar.gz>
  CVS 1.3 is the latest released version.

<ftp://ftp.delos.com/pub/cvs/alpha/cvs-1.4A2.tar.gz>
  CVS 1.4 is in alpha test, but it is recommended if you are installing CVS
  for the first time, or on a recent operating system.

<ftp://ftp-os2.cdrom.com/pub/os2/unix/> DOS, OS/2 ports
<ftp://ftp.cc.utexas.edu/microlib/nt/gnu/> NT port

<ftp://ftp.cyclic.com/pub/cvs/>
  Cyclic CVS adds network transparency to CVS; it supports efficient,
  reliable, and authenticated repository access via TCP/IP.


Other software that uses RCS

<ftp://ftp.nau.edu/pub/Aegis/>
  Aegis manages revisions, baselines, mandatory reviews, and mandatory testing.

<ftp://ftp.vix.com/pub/patches/csu/>
  BCS, the Baseline Configuration System,
  manages revisions, baselines, and staging areas.

<ftp://riftp.osf.org/pub/ode/>
  ODE, the Open Software Foundation Development Environment,
  manages revisions, builds, and sandboxes.
  OSF uses it for their own development.

<ftp://bellcore.com/pub/Odin/>
  Odin, a `make' replacement, can build directly from arbitrary revisions
  without requiring checkouts of working copies.  It also handles
  parallel builds on multiple remote hosts and of multiple variants.