Chapter 9. History browsing

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Log messages
The history database
User-defined logging
The taginfo file
Annotate command

Once you have used cvsnt to store a version control history--what files have changed when, how, and by whom, there are a variety of mechanisms for looking through the history.

Log messages

Whenever you commit a file you specify a log message.

To look through the log messages which have been specified for every revision which has been committed, use the cvs log command (the section called “log--Print out log information for files”).