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CVS Howto: Understanding Status Icons

When changes are made to checked out CVS files show up in JCVS with status icons. Here is a brief decription of each:

Modified file (Modified file). You will see this status if the file has been modified in your local directory.

Added file (Added file). When a file has been added but not committed.

Deleted file (Deleted file). When a file has been removed but not committed.

Missing file (Removed file). If you have deleted or moved a file from the directory that JCVS thinks it is in it does not know what to do. If there are any files in this state you can not make commitments to the respository. You must either remove the file, return it to where it was, or update the file from repository before you can commit.


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