MacCVS Pro is a full featured client for the CVS source code control
system. It allows you to check in and out files to a
network CVS repository as well as run other CVS commands such as
CVS Log and CVS Status. In addition, MacCVS Pro is multi-threaded so you
can execute multiple operations simultaneously.
MacCVS Pro was designed to be easy to use and very intuitive and does not
assume the user is a software engineer or someone of similar
Starting to use MacCVS Pro is easy. You first need to create a "session"
file that stores information such as your login name to the server, your
password, and the directory on your local disk where you want files to be
Veteran CVS users might think this is somewhat analogous to the
"$CVSROOT" variable used to store the server address, repository path,
and user information.
Once you have created a new session file, it will open an empty project window on the screen.
Select Edit:Session Settings to bring up the session configuration window. Here you need
to set a download directory for your source files.
Click on the Set button and pick a directory where you want to download source files to.
You must set a download directory or none of the MacCVS Pro commands will work.
Next you need to configure your network settings. To use CVS on your Macintosh, MacCVS Pro must
be able to communicate with the CVS running on a Unix or Windows NT system. There are multiple ways to do this:
connect via CVS pserver protocol
connect via RSH
connect via SSH
use the KClient for Kerberos authentication
Selecting Remote Host Information from the preferences dialog panel pop-up menu will bring up
the network settings dialog.
This is the easiest way to get things to work. In the "Server Hostname" field, type in the DNS name or
IP address of the Unix machine that is running the CVS server. If your server isn't listening on the
standard CVS port (2401), simply append a colon ':' and port number after the address.
First make sure that the Authentication Method pop-up menu is set to Password. If it is
set to something else, some fields may be disabled.
Type your login name into the CVS User Name field and your login password into the
CVS Password field.
Note: In version 2.5 and later, you can elect not enter your password and have
MacCVS Pro ask you for it when it connects to the server. This is useful for situations where you
do not want your password stored in your session file.
For CVS Root, you should type in a Unix style path name. If you don't know what this is,
you will have to ask your system administrator.
The Network Time Out setting is useful if you are connecting to a busy server or
over a slow link such as a PPP dial-up connection. MacCVS Pro will wait the specified amount
of minutes before "giving up" on a network operation.
RSH is usually difficult to get working correctly. To use RSH, you must have the following:
a static IP address for your Macintosh
a correctly formatted .rhosts file in your
user directory on the CVS server machine
RSH is basically a method of running a command on a remote machine. Using this method, we can run
CVS commands on a Unix box from the comfort of your Macintosh. However, you must set up a
".rhosts" file in your Unix account user directory for authentication and security purposes. This
is fairly easy to do.
First, login to the Unix machine where you want to run CVS from. Using vi or whatever editor you
like, create a ".rhosts" file with the filename ".rhosts" in your home directory. The format of
this file is an IP address or DNS name followed by a space, followed by your user name, and then
a carriage return. The IP address/DNS name should be that of the Macintosh you are connecting from.
The user name should be your Unix login account name.
As an example, if I wanted to RSH from my Macintosh with an IP address of 192.0.0.1 to a Unix
machine where I had an account "ramr", my .rhosts file would be as follows:
If my Macintosh had a DNS name of "ramrod", I could format the file as follows:
Note that you can have multiple entries, but they each must be on their own line. E.g.:
Once this is done, you need to set-up the remote host information in the session settings
dialog. First set the Authentication Method pop-up menu to RSH. Next, in
Server Hostname you should type the IP address or DNS name of the Unix machine
you are going to use for RSH. In the CVS User Name field, you should type your Unix
You can leave the CVS Password field blank. RSH doesn't need it, since it uses
the ".rhosts" file for authentication purposes.
For CVS Root, you should type in a Unix style path name. If you don't know what
this is, you will have to ask your system administrator.
Last but not least, you need to make sure the CVS Command is set correctly.
You usually will not need to change this unless your CVS binary named something
other than "cvs" or is in a different directory.
Tip: Make sure your path variables allow you to access the CVS binary. If this is not set correctly,
RSH will not work. If you login to the Unix machine and type "cvs" it should run CVS. If you get an error
like "cvs - command not found", then your paths are not set correctly.
Tip 2: Some Unix implementations are really picky about RSH authentication. On
most versions of Linux, the ".rhosts" file must be
readable by only the file owner or the server will deny all connection requests.
Hah! You think we would document this? If you can pronounce it, you probably already
know what you're doing.
Our friends at M.I.T. did
a wonderful job of adding Kerberos authentication support. However, we can't
distribute the KClient code due to United States export restrictions. We are
currently working on a solution for this.
Now you have created a session that should hopefully allow you to use CVS. Choose File:Save to
save the changes you made in the session preferences. If everything is configured correctly, the project
window should show the contents of your download directory.
Now is probably a good time to describe the project window. The project view simply
displays the contents of the source directory you specified in the session settings. It works
very similar to the MacOS Finder.
If you just created a session, you probably won't have any files displayed in your project view.
(unless, of course, your source directory already has files in it)
Most of the project view is pretty self-explanatory. One item of importance is the Status column
and the icons that are displayed below it for each file. The Status icons display important information
about files in the project and also determine what operations you can do on those files.
Here is an explanation for the icons:
This icon indicates that the file has been checked out and hasn't been modified.
I usually refer to it as the "clean" or "non-broken" pencil. Generally, it means that
the copy of the file on your disk hasn't been altered from the copy (of the same version)
on the server.
You can usually run most CVS commands, except for CVS Add, on a file that
shows this icon.
This icon indicates that the file has been modified locally since it was
checked out. I usually call this a "broken pencil" out of habit- even though there
really is another "broken pencil" icon.
Files in this state are usually called Modified Read Only files, or MRO for short,
to convey that they have been modified. (it's some ancient Projector technical term)
You can run a CVS Update (in some circumstances), Commit, Log, Status, etc. on
This "broken pencil" icon indicates that the file was checked out of a CVS
repository, but it has been moved on your disk and is not in the right place.
You can't run any CVS commands on a file with this status icon.
This "blank file" icon indicates that the particular file has no revision
information. Usually this is because either the file is not part of the
repository or it has been moved from its original location to somewhere
You can run a CVS Add on files that show this icon.
This icon indicates that the status information for the particular file is
corrupt or bad. If you are upgrading from MacCVS 1.x, you might see this because
that version used a different file format for storing status information.
To check out something for the first time, you can select Action:Check Out Module To.
This will bring up a dialog that will allow you to enter a module or path name of the
source files you want to check out of the repository.
To specify the source you want to check out, simply enter the module name or
path name into the Module field.
Some people are confused by the fact that the field is labeled "Module" and they don't intuitively
think they can also use path names. However, since a module in CVS is defined as just a collection of
path names, the term "Module" usually is used as a generic term to describe the location of what you want
to check out.
The Check Out To pop-up menu allows you to specify a date or tag revision. The Tip of Trunk option
(which is the default) means that the latest versions of the source files will be checked out. To specify
a specific revision, click on the pop-up menu, choose Other Tag and enter the standard CVS style
tag information into the dialog box. A new menu item with that revision will be added to the Checkout To
For more information on CVS tags and revisions, you can refer to the CVS user documentation.
Periodically you will want to update the files on your disk. There are two ways to do this: by doing a CVS
Check Out command or by doing a CVS Update command. For some reason, people get really confused between the
two but the differences are really simple.
The CVS Check Out command updates files that already exist in your local project. It also downloads new
directories that you do not already have. Users experienced with the command line CVS will recognize this as
the old "update -d" command. Check Out works only on directories.
To check out a directory, simply select the directory and choose Action:Check Out. You can also
check out directories to different revisions by choosing the Action:Check Out To menu item.
The CVS Update command only updates files that already exist in your local project. To update
an item, simply select the item and choose Action:Update. You can also update items to
different revisions by selecting the Action:Update To command. Update works on both files and directories.
So, in summary, here are the differences:
Check Out: works only on folders, updates existing files and
downloads new directories that you don't already have.
It is analogous to "cvs update -d" for users already familiar
Update: works on folders and files, updates only existing items
There is another option, called Check Out Default Module in the Action menu. If you specify
a module name (or path name) in the Default Module field, then choosing this item will automatically
check out that module. This is useful if you are working on a project (which is almost always one module)
and you want a quick way to update everything.
The CVS Commit command is used to upload changes you have made to files to the CVS server. To do this,
select the file you want to commit and then select the Action:Commit menu item. A comment dialog
will appear to allow you to enter a commit comment. After entering your comment and pressing
the Commit button, MacCVS Pro will try to commit the file to the repository.
WARNING: if you are not careful, you can erase someone else's changes. CVS has some safeguards
in place that try to minimize the possibility of this happening, but you still have to use common sense.
I recommend that you use the Status:Compare With Original command on the file
(if it's a text file) to first
view the differences between your local file and the repository copy before you commit the changes.
Also, be wary of aborting a commit operation. I know the sounds lame, but if you abort a commit
operation at the wrong time, CVS may puke on the file. This is very rare and easy to remedy but
you can avoid it by just letting the operation complete.
The CVS Add command is used to add new files to the repository. This is really easy to do but there are
some important considerations in regards to sharing the files with other types of computers.
The way CVS deals with text and binary files seems to confuse a lot of people. In reality, it isn't
very complicated at all.
For our purposes, CVS only views files in two ways: either they are "text" files or they are
"binary" files. If a file is
"text", then CVS can do things like merge different versions, insert revision information,
log comments, change line feeds, and all sorts of things. If the file
is marked as "binary", CVS will just store it. "Binary" files cannot be merged, so when a new revision
is committed, it essentially replaces the old one.
The Macintosh adds more confusion to this by requiring files that have resource forks to be encoded
in some way, such as AppleSingle, Binhex, MacBinary, etc. If you wanted to add a ResEdit
document to the repository, for example, then you would need to add it as a "binary" file encoded with
either AppleSingle, Binhex, or MacBinary.
Some files, such as JPEG or GIF images, are simply binary data and the resource fork isn't
a necessary thing. So, in this case you want to add the file as "binary" but you don't want to
encode it or people using other platforms (i.e., Windows) won't be able to use the files on
Another example is Microsoft Word documents. Since they are written in a cross-platform format
(so they are readable by Office 97 on the PC), they should be committed as a binary file with no
Generally MacCVS Pro makes this whole process easy. If you choose to encode a file you want to
add to the repository, MacCVS Pro will automatically tell CVS to mark it as a binary file, and so on.
To add a file to the repository, select the file and choose the Action:Add command. The file must
not already have revision information- the status icon for the file in the project view must be the
blank file icon.
Upon adding a file, MacCVS Pro will display a dialog asking for a file encoding option.
There are three encoding options you can use:
Send File As Text will send the file as a text file to the CVS repository.
You will almost always want to use this option. All source files, web pages, text documents, etc.
should use this encoding.
Send File As Binary will send the file as raw binary data to the CVS repository.
You will want to use this option when committing cross-platform binary data such as GIF, JPEG,
TIFF files, etc. People familiar with the command line version of CVS will remember this as adding
a file with the "-kb" option.
Send File As AppleSingle will send the file encoded with AppleSingle.
This is only used for Macintosh specific files that are only meant to be used
on a Mac. You must use this option if you want to commit resource files or files
that have resource forks. When a user checks out a file with this encoding in MacCVS Pro,
it will automatically decode the file back into it's original form.
You should use the AppleSingle option sparingly as files encoded with it are useless on other
platforms. This is especially important if you work in a cross-platform environment and expect to
share files in the repository with other users.
Note: Starting with MacCVS Pro 2.5, you will also be able to add files as Binhex 4.0
and MacBinary III. This options do essentially the same thing as AppleSingle.
Incidentally, it is not very easy to change the type of file once it has been added to the repository.
If, for example, you add a text file and then remove it at a later date and then add the file again
as AppleSingle, it may not work. This is due to some strangeness with CVS itself. Usually in this
situations, you must use the Unix command line to run "cvs admin" to change the file from text to
binary or vice versa.
CVS Remove is used to delete a file from the repository. While file isn't actually deleted
on the server and really is just marked as "inactive", this command can still ruin your day,
so be careful!
To remove a file, choose the desired file and then pick Action:Admin:Remove. After
dismissing the warning dialog, the file will be removed from the repository. The local copy
will still be on your disk. You will have to manually delete it yourself.
CVS will not let you remove a file that has been locally modified. This is to protect
you from accidentally removing the repository copy and then trashing your local copy, essentially
losing your changes.
Both of these functions are fairly straight forward. Simply select a file in the project view
that is under source control (it has a pencil/broken pencil status icon) and choose
Status:Get File Log or Status:Get File Status.
The CVS Status option is especially useful for determining the tags of a particular file.
Unfortunately, since the CVS Status window uses TextEdit, the output is limited to about 30 kb of text.
The CVS Diff option works just like the command line CVS. It displays a text output of differences of
the selected local file and it's repository version. Since TextEdit is used to display the data, the output
is limited to around 30 kb.
The Compare With Original function is probably one of the coolest things about MacCVS Pro. To view
a graphical representation of differences between a local source file and the remote repository version,
simply select the file and choose Status:Compare With Original.
CVS Tag works exactly like the Unix counterpart. It allows you to "tag" a specific
revision with an alpha-numeric label that can later be used to retrieve that specific
To tag a file, simply select a file that is under source control, choose Action:Tag,
enter the desired tag name, and press OK.
After trying this, you'll soon realize that tagging the file in the repository doesn't
update your local copy. So, once you've tagged the file, if you want your local copy to
also be tagged, you must choose Action:Update To and update to the tag.
You can remove a tag from a file in the repository by using the Action:Admin:Delete Tag
option. Be VERY careful with this! You can accidentally delete tags for entire directory
structures- a situation that would likely make your build engineer or project manager commit acts
of violence on you and your pets.
Deleting a tag cannot be undone, except for running another Tag operation...and
if you just untagged 8,000 files...you're in trouble.
Wouldn't it be nice to be able to rewind and start over on parts of your life? My entire high
school experience comes to mind here.
Unfortunately we can't do this is real life, but in the world of CVS you can! If you have
accidentally made some undesirable changes to a file on your disk, simply choose Action:Revert File
and a fresh copy will be downloaded from the server. Your old local copy will be renamed but will remain
in the same directory.
Note: in MacCVS Pro 2.5 and later, this command is called Rollback.
Find Lurkers provides a fast and easy way of finding files that need to be committed to the repository.
This is really useful when you need to commit a lot of source files in a big project. Programmers tend to
forget one or two files and end up breaking the build for everyone else.
Find Lurkers supports boolean searches for files that have tags, are modified, etc. Note that Find Lurkers
will only search in local directories that are actually part of a CVS repository. The 'Search
for files in...' radio buttons are activated depending on what is selected in the front-most
project view window when you give the Find Lurkers command.
If you check the box to find new files, Find Lurkers will show files that have no CVS information,
and are thus assumed to be new files that you might want to add to the repository. Note that
aliases, and Metrowerks CodeWarrior debugger files (SYM files, and debugger settings .dbg files)
are not shown as new files.
When you do a Find Lurkers search, it will display a project window with its search results. Just like the
project window, you can do all your CVS operations from this window.
WARNING: If you want to search for a file with a specific date tag, you must use the exact date tag
text.i.e., you want to use the CVS date tag output, not the date tag format, since Find Lurkers simply does
a string compare. So, if you wanted to search for a file with the date tag "03.03.98.10.47.23", you must
use the text "03.03.98.10.47.23", not the tag you checked the file out with (i.e., "Mar. 03, 1998").
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The market will give you a variety of scuba masks as well as the swim masks. You will find that they are made differently and the two cannot be confused with each other. You will find that the scuba masks are made in such a way that they are able to sustain the pressure that comes with diving unlike the swim masks.
You will find that they will tend to have a very strong tempered glass for that purpose which is not the case with the swim mask. It will be important to consider a case where the air mask will be meant for the balancing of the pressure under the water. This are very important features that any diver should look for in a scuba mask which will not be the case found in a swim mask.
Consider how well the mask will be able to fit in this case. When you get the skirt wrapped around you then you will find that there are no gaps available in such a case. When you get an ill fitting mask you will find that the water will be able to flow inside very easily which can lead to choking and drowning in other cases. That is why you have to look for a store that they give the fitting measurements for their customers before the buy. When you look at the mask in this case you will find that the pool is a good start to ensure that it will be right to use in large water bodies.
A hoseless dive PC is a remote and air facilitated compass which is planned for bouncing while considering an extension or lessening in pneumatic drive as an individual is diving. There are a few focal points that are joined by the utilization of a hoseless plunge PC, for example, the PC permits following of the decompression status as it anticipates decompression infection in jumpers this is on account of it tracks the nitrogen levels in the body of a jumper by controlling the measure of nitrogen admission and out take in the jumper as it is critical to likewise guarantee that the jumper gets great quality air as they are making a plunge the ocean.
It also allows an individual to spend more time under water this is because it has a maximum number of feet that the diver can be able to dive deep and it also limits the period of time the individual will be in the water as this often helps prevent decompression sickness in an individual.
Bounce PCs also help in giving accurate time and significance recordings when appeared differently in relation to the conventional strategy for figuring the significance and time that the jumper spends in water as it was much of the time off course, yet the usage of the dive PC progresses exact estimations and meanwhile it in like manner ensures that there are no more dive table bumbles this is in light of the fact that hop PCs actually plays out each one of the considers for the decompression status of the jumper and besides register the decompression time and the rooftop significance this is just in case an individual encounters a decompression.
The dive computer also has accent rate indicators which often indicate to the diver the rate at which they are supposed to ascend this is because divers are taught on how to ascend slowly so that they do not exceed their set maximum ascend rate this is because if they do so they may suffer from decompression sickness and it also gives the diver a warning in the event where they are ascending at a fast rate than they are supposed to.
Hoseless bounce PCs are in like manner known to consider a decrease in weight when an individual ascensions to shallow profundities and thusly an individual can have the ability to know the rate at which they ought to ascend on to the surface of the water and this is frequently seen as more exact when stood out from standard tables which are thought to be less correct.