-@(#) README,v 1.17 1996/01/01 20:58:43 ceder Exp
-This is the readme file for pcl-cvs, release XXRELEASEXX.
-This is actually not a release at all. I give up. See lastwill.txt.
-The rest of this file is probably correct, but the information has not
-This release is not intended for widespread distribution. It contains several
-* The diff commands ("d" and "b") do not work well on the output from
-* The display from cvs-status is ugly.
-* cvs-status is not documented.
-* cvs-status is almost entirely untested.
-* The parser is not at all fault-tolerant.
-* The files NEWS and pcl-cvs.texinfo are not updated (the ChangeLog
-Pcl-cvs is a front-end to CVS version 1.3. It integrates the most
+Pcl-cvs is a front-end to CVS. It integrates the most
frequently used CVS commands into emacs.
-This release of pcl-cvs requires Elib 0.07 or later. Elib is no
+For VC users, pcl-cvs can be thought of as a VC-dired specially designed
+for CVS. Pcl-cvs is not a replacement for VC and is supposed to interact well
+with it. It provides a global view of your project and allows execution
+of cvs commands on several files at a time.
+This release of pcl-cvs requires Elib. Elib is no
longer distributed with pcl-cvs, since that caused too much confusion.
-You can get Elib from ftp.lysator.liu.se in pub/emacs/elib-*.tar.gz. I
-is packed with gzip, which is available from ftp.prep.ai.mit.edu in
+You can get Elib from ftp.lysator.liu.se in pub/emacs/elib-*.tar.gz
+or any GNU ftp mirror site.
-There is some configuration that needs to be done in pcl-cvs.el to get
-it to work. See the instructions in file INSTALL.
+See the file INSTALL for installation instructions.
-Full documentation is in pcl-cvs.texinfo. Since it requires makeinfo
-version 2 or 3 a preformatted info file is also included (pcl-cvs.info).
+Full (and not quite up-to-date) documentation is in pcl-cvs.texinfo.
+A preformatted info file is also included (pcl-cvs.info).
If you have been using a previous version of pcl-cvs (for instance
1.02 which is distributed with CVS 1.3) you should read through the
file NEWS to see what has changed.