Meta-CVS is a version control system implemented over CVS. It provides interesting and useful semantics that are not found in CVS.

This is the new Meta-CVS web page to which the content from the old one will slowly migrate; the old one is found at


The Meta-CVS sources are versioned with Meta-CVS, of course. Here is a replica of the CVS repository which you can view in its raw form, since viewcvs has has no special support for interpreting Meta-CVS repositories.


The program is packaged as a .tar.gz file. To build, you unpack it, run configure (perhaps from a separate build directory) and make install. The result is an executable called mcvs.

The archives are found in the download directory.

Release Notes

Look here.


Look here.

Mailing Lists

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