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Native CVS on Mac OS X 10.8

One might ask, why are we using CVS? Faster, more efficient and wieldy version control systems exist, like SVN and GIT, each with quicker setup and user-friendly graphic interfaces. In a similar vein, we could also ask “Why do we work, when we could just do whatever we wanted all day?” or, “Why is this night different from other nights?”

Unfortunately, the equipement we’re asked to use sometimes makes choices for us. But regardless of your feelings concerning CVS, this should make it easier to install the tool on a late model Mac running Snow Leopard to Mountain Lion. Wouldn’t you prefer to only run this each time you commit?

$ cvsbeta components/* wrappers/index.jsp

This guide is aimed at those of y’all who have local admin rights and are relatively comfortable working in the command line (Terminal, Bash, you know what I’m talking about). Read More »