freeBSD for a CVS server

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri Sep 3 14:34:59 PDT 2004

On 2004-09-02 16:00, Martin Gagnon <martin.gagnon at> wrote:
> I'm currently in the process of setting up a CVS server for 15-20 users
> and I'm now at choosing an OS for it. [...]
> -          Which version should I go with? Should I use 4.10 "Production
> Release"? Is the 5.2.1 "New Technology Release" suitable for a
> production server?

IMHO, not until the Release Engineering team announces 5.X-STABLE.

My personal opinion is that newcomers to FreeBSD should definitely start
with a 4.X version.

> -          Is there any article related to the setup of a CVS server
> with FreeBSD?

Yes.  Setting up a bare bones CVS server is easy.  A lot of articles are
available online.  Some links that will get you started are:

and of course, the CVS homepage:

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