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Where is Concurrent Versioning System (CVS) Support in the NetBeans IDE?

As of NetBeans 7.1 RC1, CVS is moved from the standard distribution of the IDE to the Update Center.

What options are there for using CVS in NetBeans 7.1 RC1?

Developers who want to work with CVS in the NetBeans IDE can download and install a plugin using the IDE's Update Center.

You can install the CVS plugin by choosing Tools > Plugins from the main menu and installing the CVS plugin from the list of available plugins. The Install CVS dialog box will prompt you to agree to the terms of the Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) - v 1.0. See the following sites for more information about CVS and the license.

What happens when I open a CVS versioned project in NetBeans 7.1 RC1?

The Enable CVS Support dialog box opens, offering you a chance to download and install the missing CVS plugin from the Update Center. Click Download and Install to open the Install CVS dialog box and proceed with the installation.

Note that if you decline to install the CVS plugin, the dialog box pops up next time you restart the Netbeans IDE until you select the Do not ask again option.

How do I checkout a CVS versioned project in NetBeans 7.1 RC1?

Download and install the CVS plugin using the IDE's Update Center to enable the CVS support. Choose Team > CVS > Checkout in the main IDE menu.

How can I import an unversioned project into CVS from NetBeans 7.1 RC1?

Download and install the CVS plugin using the IDE's Update Center to enable the CVS support. Choose either of the following options:

  • Team > CVS > Import into Repository in the IDE's main menu
  • select an unversioned project and then Versioning > Import into CVS Repository from the right-click menu



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