How do I check a project into CVS?
Author: Deron Eriksson
Description: This tutorial demonstrates how to check a project into CVS.
Tutorial created using: Windows XP || JDK 1.5.0_09 || Eclipse Web Tools Platform 2.0 (Eclipse 3.3.0)

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EclipseSW has great built-in integration with CVSW (or CVSNT). This tutorial will demonstrate checking a project into a CVS (actually, CVSNTW) repository. To demonstrate this, I created the 'demo-project' project, shown below. This is a JavaSW project. It has a src directory that contains our source files and a bin directory that contains the automatically-built class files. It has a .classpath file and a .project file.

'demo-project' in Eclipse Navigator View

Now, let's check demo-project into CVS. To do this, I first right-clicked the project's name and then went to Team → Share Project and selected it.

Share Project

I selected CVS as the repository type and clicked Next. By default, you probably will not see SVN as a repository type. SVN is a subversionW repository (which you can add support for by downloading a plug-in such as Subversive or Subclipse).


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