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|Keywords=editing,file management,RCS,file revision
|Keywords=editing,file management,RCS,file revision
|Version identifier=5.7.93
|Version identifier=5.9.0
|Version date=2010-09-28
|Version date=2013-05-06
|Version status=stable
|Version status=stable
|Version download=
|Version download=
|Last review by=Janet Casey
|Last review by=genium
|Last review date=2003-01-08
|Last review date=2013-05-19
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Submitted date=2011-04-01

Revision as of 09:17, 19 May 2013


RCS is the original Revision Control System. It works on a file-by-file basis, in contrast to subsequent version control systems such as CVS, Subversion, and Git. This can make it suitable for system administration files, for example, which are often inherently local to one machine.


Technical paper and manual pages included

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:rcs


Download version 5.9.4 (stable)
released on 22 January 2015

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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterGenium10 March 2016

Leaders and contributors

Thien-Thi Nguyen Maintainer

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

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Required to use GNU Diffutils >= 2.7

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 10 March 2016.


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