cvs import - how to import a project into CVS

This is an easy task. For the purposes of this exercise assume (a) the high-level directory of your project is named "MyProject", and (b) that you are on a Unix computer, and (c) that your "MyProject" directory is in your home directory on your Unix system. With these simple assumptions, just follow these steps:

  cd
  cd MyProject
  cvs import -m "your description here" MyProject alexander start

If everything works ok, you should see a message that says something like "No conflicts created by this import."

 

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