Using CVS in LHCb

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Use of CVS for the LHCb Code Repository

The LHCb code repository is based on CVS (Code Versioning System) tool. The distribution for Linux can be obtained from here. On Windows we use the WinCVS version.

  • Basic CVS commands are described here
  • The complete manual is available here
  • LHCb use of CVS

The LHCb Code Repository resides on the CERN/IT CVS server

from Linux

from Windows users must use the SSH authorization (see  here for details):
CVS_RSH=C:\Program Files\PuTTY\plink

Web access to the LHCb repository

The repository is world readable. If you require write access please contact the LHCb software librarian.