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Robert Kiesling

v1.4, 14 August 1997
This document covers basic installation and usage of RCS, the GNU Revision Control System, under Linux. It also covers the installation of the diff(1) and diff3(1) utilities, which are necessary for RCS to operate. This document may be reproduced freely, in whole or in part, provided that any usage of this document conforms to the general copyright notice of the HOWTO series of the Linux Documentation Project. See the file COPYRIGHT for details. Send all complaints, suggestions, errata, and any miscellany to, so I can keep this document as complete and up to date as possible.

1. Overview of RCS.

2. System requirements.

3. Compiling RCS from Source.

4. Creating and maintaining archives.

5. ci(1) and co(1).

6. Revision histories.

7. Including RCS data in working files.

8. RCS and emacs(1) Version Control.

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