What it does
Every request Apache receives is passed through a number of handlers.
mod_cvs is one of these handlers. What mod_cvs
handles is CVS, Concurrent Versions System.
mod_cvs recognizes if the files in your webtree are checked out from a CVS
repository. If so, it checks if the file is up-to-date and, if
not, updates it.
Another neat feature of mod_cvs is the date-checkout feature. You can
specify a date in the URI that gets passed to CVS, which
checks out an older revision of the requested file and sends it to the
What it doesn't do
mod_cvs is not, and will never be, a web-based interface to CVS. If
that's what you're looking for try cvsweb.
For security reasons mod_cvs does not check out new CVS modules into
your webtree. It only updates files from an existing
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