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Configuring CVS Roots

CVS roots are global PhpStorm properties. Once configured, a CVS root is available regardless of which project is currently opened. This is helpful if you need to check out an entire project from CVS.

You can define multiple CVS root configurations for future use and edit them whenever necessary. Alternatively, you can configure CVS roots when checking out files or directories from or importing them to a CVS repository.

From this section you will learn how to:

To configure a CVS root, follow these general steps:

  1. Open the CVS Roots dialog box.
  2. Click the Add button img on the toolbar.
  3. Specify the CVS root string.
  4. Specify the version to work with.
  5. Specify additional connection settings.
  6. Click the Test connection button to check that the specified settings ensure establishing successful connection to the CVS server.
  7. Click OK to apply the specified settings and close the dialog box.

To modify an existing CVS root configuration

  1. Open the CVS Roots dialog box.
  2. Select the CVS root to modify.
  3. Edit the settings as while configuring a new CVS root.

    Changes made here apply to the current CVS root configuration only.

To configure a new CVS root based on an existing configuration

  1. Open the CVS Roots dialog box.
  2. Select the CVS root to be used as the basis for a new configuration.
  3. Click the Copy button img on the toolbar or press Ctrl+O. The selected configuration is copied as a new CVS root.
  4. Edit the newly created CVS root configuration, as required.

To remove a CVS root configuration

  1. Open the CVS Roots dialog box.
  2. Select the CVS root you want to remove and click the Remove button delete on the toolbar.

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Last modified: 10 December 2014