RCS, what is it? how do i install it...

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Old 12-07-2000

One of our DBAs is requesting RCS be installed on one of our boxes...what is it? Where do I get it from? Thanks.
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Old 12-07-2000
RCS--A System for Version Control

RCS is a standard UNIX utility for version control. RCS comes as a part of most UNIX distibutions 'out-of-the-box'. Snippet from the man page:



rcs - change RCS file attributes

rcs options file ...

rcs creates new RCS files or changes attributes of existing ones. An RCS file contains multiple revisions ot text, an access list, a change log, descriptive text, and some control attributes.
RCS is available as open source GNU software. Could someone post a link to the MIT GNU archive on the net for the poster?
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Old 12-12-2000
The web page is here: http://www.gnu.org/directory/rcs.html

It includes links to the source code, an RPM and a deb.

updated url --oombera

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