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Graphical frontend for CVS

Cervisia is a graphical frontend for the CVS version control system. It runs with any window manager or desktop environment (not just KDE). Features include:

  • Update or retrieve the status of a working directory or single files
  • Importing into the repository
  • Diff against the repository and between different revisions
  • Annotated view of files
  • See log messages in tree and list form.
  • Conflict resolution in a file
  • Tagging, branching
  • Updating to a branch/date
  • Changelog editor
  • Command to see the last change in a file


User manual available from http://cervisia.sourceforge.net/documentation/index.html

Related Projects

  • Quanta Plus
  • TkCVS
  • CVS
  • Cvsphpview
  • Gtkdiff


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Janet Casey8 February 2001

Leaders and contributors

Wynn Wilkes Contributor
Yu-Chan Park Contributor
Bernd Gehrmann Maintainer
Florent Pillet Contributor
Jan Borsodi Contributor
Steffen Dettmer Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://sourceforge.net/bugs/?group_id=2638
Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/cervisia-user
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/cervisia

Software prerequisites

Required to useCVS >= 1.10
Required to buildQt 2.2.x
Required to buildkdelibs 2.0

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 February 2018.


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