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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
|Name=RCS
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|Name=GNU RCS
 
|Short description=Version control and project management software
 
|Short description=Version control and project management software
|Full description=Manages multiple revisions of files by automating the storage, retrieval, logging, identification, and merging of revisions. It's particularly useful for text that is revised frequently, such as programs, documentation, graphics, papers, and form letters.
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|Full description='''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.
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/rcs/
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/rcs/
|User level=none
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|User level=advanced
 
|Component programs=rcs,ci,co,ident,rcsclean,rcsdiff,rcsfreeze,rcsmerge
 
|Component programs=rcs,ci,co,ident,rcsclean,rcsdiff,rcsfreeze,rcsmerge
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/rcs.git
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Documentation note=Technical paper and manual pages included
 
|Documentation note=Technical paper and manual pages included
 
|Related projects=CVSSearch,Meta-CVS,CVS,CVSGraph,gnu-arch,prcs,Subversion,Vesta,darcs,cssc
 
|Related projects=CVSSearch,Meta-CVS,CVS,CVSGraph,gnu-arch,prcs,Subversion,Vesta,darcs,cssc
 
|Keywords=editing,file management,RCS,file revision
 
|Keywords=editing,file management,RCS,file revision
|Version identifier=5.9.0
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|Version identifier=5.9.4
|Version date=2013-05-06
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|Version date=2015/01/22
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/rcs/rcs-5.9.0.tar.xz
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/rcs/rcs-5.9.4.tar.xz
|Last review by=genium
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|Last review by=Genium
|Last review date=2013-05-19
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|Last review date=2016/03/10
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Status=
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=rcs
 
|GNU package identifier=rcs
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}}
 
{{Project license
 
{{Project license
|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License=GPLv3orlater
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
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|License verified by=Genium
|License verified date=2010-09-29
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|License verified date=2016/03/10
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Person
 
{{Person
|Real name=RCS Maintainers
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|Real name=Thien-Thi Nguyen
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Email=rcs-bugs@cs.purdue.edu
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|Email=help-rcs@gnu.org
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|Resource URL=
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
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|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource kind=E-mail
 
|Resource URL=mailto:rcs-bugs@cs.purdue.edu
 
|Resource URL=mailto:rcs-bugs@cs.purdue.edu
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug reports
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Subscribe
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-rcs
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=User
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|Resource kind=Mailing List Subscribe
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-rcs
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
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|Resource URL=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/rcs.git/?h=p
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=Homepage
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/rcs/
 
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{{Software category
 
{{Software category
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|Software-development=version-control
 
|Software-development=version-control
 
|Use=software-development
 
|Use=software-development
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}}
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{{Software prerequisite
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|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
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|Prerequisite description=[[GNU Diffutils]] >= 2.7
 
}}
 
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{{Featured}}
 
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Latest revision as of 08:51, 10 March 2016

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GNU RCS

https://www.gnu.org/software/rcs/
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.

Documentation

Technical paper and manual pages included

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

Download

Download version 5.9.4 (stable)
released on 22 January 2015

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterGenium10 March 2016



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Thien-Thi Nguyen Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/rcs.git/?h=p
Developer Homepage https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/rcs/
Support E-mail mailto:help-rcs@gnu.org
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:rcs-bugs@cs.purdue.edu
Bug reports Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-rcs
User Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-rcs


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
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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