in reply to Learning How to Use CVS for Personal Perl Coding Practices

Before you dive into svn or cvs, for the bare basics you should consider RCS. RCS comes pre-installed in most Unix systems for the last 15-20 years. Start with the manpages of rcs(1), rcsintro(1), ci(1), and co(1) .

For an introduction, tutorial, and references to CVS visit cvsbook .