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VB.Net and TortoiseCVS

Are there any plugins that allow TortoiseCVS to be integrated with the VB.Net (or VS.Net) IDE?

That would be VB.Net 2010 (not the Express edition)

Where?

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8/22/2022 - Mon
Nasir Razzaq

What is TortoiseCVS?
TortoiseCVS lets you work with files under CVS version control directly from Windows Explorer.

Why you want to use it with VS? There are other CVS options for VS

http://www.codeproject.com/KB/macros/cvs_for_vs2008.aspx
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I haven't used Tortoise for years, but I thought it integrated CVS with Windows Explorer. I'm not sure if the goal should be to integrate Tortoise with Visual Studio but rather to integrate CVS with Visual Studio.

You might try searching for "cvs in visual studio ". There is a nice article on codeproject.com about this topic, but it is quite old, so I'm not sure if it's methods will work with newer versions of VS and CVS.
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What a silly question.  I'm using it because the boss has decreed that it is to be used.

Visio_Guy,
It does integrate with Windows Explorer.  But I would prefer to be able to check in/out through the IDE rather than switch to a seperate window/application just to check out a file that I have been modifying and then try to save only to find out that it is locked because I haven't checked it out.

As far as searching for a solution, I have.  I always Google for a solution before I post here.  (sorry to burst EE's bubble, but it's not my first choice to solve a problem I'm having).  The issue is that there are so many hits that have nothing to do with integrating TortoiseCVS and the VB.Net IDE.  I did see (I think) the Code Project article you mention, but that was for TortoiseSVN.  Similar, but not close enough to risk corrupting my project, unless someone has already done it and can vouch for its integrtity..
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Thanks for the insult. The question was because the reason TortoiseCVS exists is to integrate CVS with Windows Explorer but you dont want that.
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Visio_Guy,
I'll check it out in a bit.  I have much bigger problems at this time (see my other VB.Net question of the day)

CodeCruiser,
It wasn't meant as an insult (per se), but you have to admit it was a silly question given the context.  I asked a question about a specific item I needed help with and, instead of a helpful answer, I get a response of "Why are you using that, that are other things to use?"  It's like asking a question about Visual Basic and getting a response of, "Why are you programming in VB, C# is much better?"
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The reason for my question was that

The reason TortoiseCVS exists is to integrate CVS with Windows Explorer but you dont want that.

Its like using LINQ but then saying I dont like classes and objects and want to use SQL statements.
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You presume that I know there's a difference between TortoiseCVS and CVS (and thereby the reason TortoiseCVS exists).  As far as I know, TortoiseCVS is CVS like Linux is Unix.

I come from using Visual SourceSafe and, a few years ago, StarTeam.  I know nothing of CVS (other than the fact that it exists) nor TortoiseCVS (although it is easy to use within Windows Explorer)

I apologize for the insult (it really wasn't meant that way, just a bit of a jibe).
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So, you know about it but never used it.  I use it, but don't know about it.  :)

Still planning on checking out the Code Project link.  More going on this afternoon than I had planned, though.
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Apparently, since I lost my premium status, I can't ask a new question until I clear out the old (which I forgot I even had)

The question has become moot.  I'm using Tortoise CVS as it was intended andf not through the VS IDE.

Thanks for your help anyway.
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