CVS Tools Project

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What is the CVS Tools Project?

CVS Tools Project provides utilities for users, project/build managers and system administrators. The tools use platform independent languages like bash, Perl, Python or Java. Platforms supported are Win32/Cygwin and Linux. The utilities were written by the Maintainer while maintaining several CVS projects. Some of the tools have also been rescued form various mailing lists and Usenet groups. The aim is to gather and make best of the best tools for everyday CVS management.

Wondering what tools are available in this project? Here is brief summary. Please visit the complete manual pages accessible at the link on top of this page.

If you do now know CVS yet, here are few links to get you started:

All the programs in this project are released under GPL (General Public Licence

Perl is a language for getting your job done. Developed by Larry Wall, who can be considered the most famous language hacker for the web age. Almost every little utility can be best and easiest written using odd-looking Perl language. Perl is also a cross platform language, meaning that you can run the programs under Unix, Linux and Windows environments. Learn more about Perl at and Windows Perl downloads are available at

CVS is an excellent tool to keep your software, documentation and overall project in shape. With it you can maintain fixes, incorporate user suggested patches and enhancements and keep up with your documentation changes. CVS for Unix is available at For Win32 platform, the CVS comes with the Cygwin available at (See link at the right hand corner and download setup.exe)


There no mailing list for the project. Please send mail to the maintainer as needed. Include project's name in the subject or message may be classified as spam and discarded.


See Project page for information how to get the latest version from version control.

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