On Mar 31, 2004, at 07:05, Phil Boswell wrote:
Except I'm working on Windows. I have Cygwin but
haven't installed the
What is the least complicated route to follow? Should I install
something like WinCVS?
Cygwin's command-line CVS works just fine. (Be careful about line
endings, though, I don't recall whether it prefers Unix-style or
DOS-style, but whatever it uses make sure your editor sticks with
them!) It may be a little cryptic, but my eyes completely glaze over
when looking at WinCVS.
Somebody (Tim?) has recommended TortoiseCVS:
Do I need to soup up my account at SourceForge (which
knows who I am and remembers a few bookmarks for me)?
To commit directly to the repository you'd need to be added to the
project, but you can check out files and makes diffs against them via
Once I have the correct software installed, which
branch of the
project would I want to look at? It seems that there's new changes
going through every day, and I don't know whether I could keep up :-)
Don't do any development in the 1.2 branch! Work on 1.3, in the main
head branch. Many things are changing.
-- brion vibber (brion @ pobox.com