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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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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:

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RCS(1)

NAME
rcs - change RCS file attributes

SYNOPSIS
rcs options file ...

DESCRIPTION
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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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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