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Subject: Re: Documentation
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2003-07-29


Still doesn't solve why the documentation has been removed though!

At 17:23 28/07/03 -0400, you wrote:
>Quoting BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>:
>
> > Being inexperienced with CVS, I do not touch it. I use daily builds.
> > I have just checked the latest source and full downloads and it is missing
> > from both.
> >
> > I suppose the sensible solution is to request commit privs so I can upload
> > Othelo v1.2 and learn how to use CVS without killing anything!
> >
> > ...Then I could just upload all my uisw32, othelo, configure, etc. patches
> > & docs myself <shrugs>
> > ...I think a crash course in CVS is required first though - anyone care to
> > emelish me with idiot-proof directions?
>
>
>You're not gonna like this, but...
>
>To use cvs you need either cygwin or WinCVS, a cvs GUI for MS-Windows. You
>can use both together, too, as I do (the GUI's nice becuase it will show
>you what you've modified).
>
>With CVS, you check out a copy of the source code, and hack at it. As the
>source on the server is modified, cvs tries its best to merge the
>differences between the original code, the server mods, and your mods.
>Often, it suceeds, sometimes you'll need to manually make fixes.
>
>If you have commit rights, you can then send your copy up to the server to
>be the new version.
>
>CVS allows you to rollback to earlier version, "branch" the source, and
>track who made what changes.
>
>--
>Archos FM has a Rockbox!



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