Version Management with CVS by Per Cederqvist et al is the "official" manual for CVS. Commonly known as "the Cederqvist," the manual covers repositories, branches, and file maintenance, and includes reference material for both CVS users and CVS repository administrators.
These officially released versions of this manual are available in several formats from this page. If you need other formats, the texinfo source file for the manual can be found in the `doc' directory of the CVS source distribution.
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