Variables Administrative files
The administrative file `
config' contains various
miscellaneous settings which affect the behavior of
CVS. The syntax is slightly different from the
other administrative files. Variables are not
expanded. Lines which start with `
Other lines consist of a keyword, `
=', and a
value. Note that this syntax is very strict.
Extraneous spaces or tabs are not permitted.
Currently defined keywords are:
For CVS 1.9.12 through 1.9.18, this setting told CVS to look for RCS programs in the bindir directory. Current versions of CVS do not run RCS programs; for compatibility this setting is accepted, but it does nothing.
If value is `
Enable support for saving special device files,
symbolic links, file permissions and ownerships in the
repository. The default value is `
Modify the `
This option is useful if you find yourself performing
many commands at the top level of your working
directory, rather than in one of the checked out
subdirectories. The `