CVS and KDevelop

Bjoern Krombholz bjkro at
Thu Mar 23 04:33:55 UTC 2000

Robin POSS wrote:
> Hello KDevelop users,
> I am working, alone, on a single machine, and I would like
> to use the CVS-operated version control capability of
> KDevelop. As the KDevelop manual is too quick to my
> taste on this subject I ask here some more questions:
> I have a clean CVSROOT envir variable set, but when I ask
> kdevelop to add my main project to the repository, I get:
> cd /disk2/nsk && cvs add . 2>&1
> cvs add: No CVSROOT specified!  Please use the `-d' option
> cvs [add aborted]: or set the CVSROOT environment variable.
> So:
> **1)What part of the CVS process is KDevelop in charge of?
I think add, checkout, update...

> **2)does it create the repository?

> **3)Where?
nowhere ;)

> **4)How to set the envir variable CVSROOT if not in .tcshrc? (and it
> works,
> I checked  with echo $CVSROOT)

set in .profile, but I think this isn't your problem

first of all you have to do a:
cvs init
which initializes your cvs root tree

> If some documentation could answer all these questions, please tell me
> where I
> can find it.

info cvs


ps: sorry for the short answer but it's to late and I'm soooo tired :-O
    good night...ZZzz...

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