Abstract: RCS and SCCS are source code version control systems, which can be extended to handle configuration management of multiple releases and multiple programming teams. This book tells how.
Keywords: book review, software, RCS, SCCS, revision control system, source code control system, configuration management, release management, team programming, file organization, computer science.
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Title: Applying RCS and SCCS: From Source Control to Project Control
Author: Don Bolinger, Tan Bronson
Editor: Mike Loukides
Publisher: O'Reilly
Date Published: March 1994
ISBN: 1565921178
LOCN: QA76.9.F5B65 1995
Dewey: 005.1 20
Pages: 501
Bibliography: 29
Figures: 81
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Chapter 1: Source and Project Control

Chapter 2: The Basics of Source Control

Chapter 3: Basic Source Control Using RCS

Chapter 4: Basic Source Control Using SCCS

Chapter 5: Extending Source Control to Multiple Releases

Chapter 6: Applying RCS to Multiple Releases

Chapter 7: Applying SCCS to Multiple Releases

Chapter 8: Managing the Mechanics of Releases

Chapter 9: Release Mechanics in RCS

Chapter 10: Release Mechanics in SCCS

Chapter 11: Extending Source Control to Multiple Developers

Chapter 12: Applying RCS to Multiple Developers

Chapter 13: Applying SCCS to Multiple Developers

Chapter 14: Creating Front-Ends for RCS or SCCS

Chapter 15: Going Further with Source Control

Chapter 16: Moving from Source Control to Project Control

Chapter 17: Contents of a Project

Chapter 18: Administering a Project

Chapter 19: Makefile Support for Projects

Chapter 20: Using Work Areas

Chapter 21: Extensions for Cross-Development

Chapter 22: Structuring the Build Process

Chapter 23: Existing Layers on RCS and SCCS

Appendix A: RCS Quick Reference

Appendix B: SCCS Quick Reference

Appendix C: RCS and SCCS Compared

Appendix D: RCS Details in Depth

Appendix E: SCCS Details in Depth

Appendix F: RCS/SCCS Internals

Appendix G: Changes in RCS Version 5.7


Author:        Bolinger, Don.
Title:         Applying RCS and SCCS / Don Bolinger and Tan
Edition:       1st ed.
Published:     Sebastopol, CA : O'Reilly & Associates, c1995.
Description:   xxiii, 501 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Series:        A Nutshell handbook
LC Call No.:   QA76.9.F5B65 1995
Dewey No.:     005.1 20
ISBN:          1565921178 : $29.95
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references (p. 479-485)
                  and index.
Subjects:      File organization (Computer science)
               UNIX SCCS.
               UNIX RCS.
Other authors: Bronson, Tan.
Control No.:   96140815 //r97


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