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Revision 1.39 - (hide annotations)
Tue Jun 14 20:40:14 2005 UTC (12 years, 4 months ago) by bertho
Branch: MAIN
CVS Tags: REL_1_5_2
Changes since 1.38: +3 -1 lines
- Fix merge lines to untagged revisions when strip_untagged is active
- Prepare release 1.5.2
1 bertho 1.39 CvsGraph 1.5.2, 14-Jun-2005
2 bertho 1.5 ===========================
3 bertho 1.1 CvsGraph creates a graphic representation of the revisions and branches in a
4     cvs/rcs repository. CvsGraph is inspired on the 'graph'-option from WinCVS. I
5     could not find something right away on the web and decided that it was time to
6     write a stand-alone version. I might have been doing some double work, but hey,
7     I like a hack.
8    
9    
10    
11 bertho 1.5 New in this version
12     -------------------
13 bertho 1.14
14 bertho 1.35 - Fix POSIX compliance in timezone handling. Only putenv() is used now.
15    
16     - Fix branch-count when branches get folded.
17 bertho 1.33
18 bertho 1.36 - Fix configure script to detect gd-2 problems (Thanks to Russell Yanofsky)
19    
20 bertho 1.37 - Work around CVSNT wrong keyword ordering breaking rcsfile(5) ordering
21    
22     - Fix complaining about a new CVSNT keyword properties
23    
24 bertho 1.38 - Fix mergepoint1 syntax used by CVSNT allowing revision numbers as argument
25 bertho 1.39
26     - Fix merge lines to untagged revisions when strip_untagged is active
27 bertho 1.38
28 bertho 1.11
29 bertho 1.1
30     Compiling
31     ---------
32 bertho 1.9
33 bertho 1.1 create directory:
34     $ cd /where/ever/you/want
35 bertho 1.35 $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.5.2.tar.gz
36     $ cd cvsgraph-1.5.2
37 bertho 1.3 $ ./configure
38 bertho 1.1 $ make
39    
40     This should do the trick and you have an executable file 'cvsgraph' in the
41     current directory.
42    
43 bertho 1.9 NOTE: The GD library is required for CvsGraph to function. Get it from
44     http://www.boutell.com, compile it and use either --with-gd-lib=DIR
45     and --with-gd-inc=DIR to specify its location. You might also have
46     to use --with-z-inc, --with-z-lib and --with-png-inc, --with-png-lib
47     for gd versions 1.6 and higher.
48     If you build with static libgd (i.e. libgd.a) and already have
49     libpng.so and/or libjpeg6b.so (i.e. dynamic), then you might want to
50     try to trick configure into adding these libs to the tests by adding
51     commandline options '--with-png-lib=.' and '--with-jpeg-lib=.'.
52 bertho 1.11 If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need
53     either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.
54 bertho 1.1
55 bertho 1.26 There are often precompiled binaries for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows
56     (and probably other OSes too). Check your local mirror for details. I also have
57     some links on the homepage for precompiled binaries. Please do not complain to
58     me about these binaries.
59    
60 bertho 1.1
61 bertho 1.12
62 bertho 1.1 Installing
63     ----------
64     Put the executable file 'cvsgraph' somewhere where you think it should go.
65     Normally this would be "/usr/local/bin" or "/usr/bin". The configuration file
66     ought to be put in "/usr/local/etc" or "/etc". The exact position can be
67     overriden on the commandline anyway. Edit the configuration file to your liking
68     and you should be all set.
69    
70    
71    
72     Running CvsGraph
73     ----------------
74     Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would
75     be very insecure. Make a wrapper cgi-script in php, perl, or whatever you
76 bertho 1.25 normally use. There are several web-based viewers with CvsGraph support:
77    
78     - ViewCVS http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net
79     - CVSweb http://www.freebsd.org/projects/cvsweb.html
80     - Chora http://www.horde.org/chora/
81 bertho 1.10
82 bertho 1.1
83 bertho 1.2 To generate an image do something like:
84 bertho 1.5 $ cvsgraph -r /home/to/repository -m module -o mygraph.png myfile.c,v
85 bertho 1.1
86     This generates a revison/branch image of the rcs file 'myfile.c,v' and puts it
87 bertho 1.5 into 'mygraph.png'. The '-r' option is the path to the repository *located and
88 bertho 1.1 accessible* on your filesystem. The '-m' is the module in the repository. Note
89     that the extension of the file ends with ",v".
90    
91 bertho 1.9 Just to make it clear: You cannot make images from a cvs-repository over the
92     internet as if you were using cvs. The repository files
93     must be on a locally mounted filesystem. However, you
94     can use cvsup or rsync to get a repository to your
95 bertho 1.18 local filesystem and make then images from there.
96 bertho 1.9
97 bertho 1.1 Type 'cvsgraph -h' to get a full list of options. If the output is not given
98     (no '-o'), then the output is written to standard output.
99    
100 bertho 1.5 Please read the manual pages cvsgraph(1) and cvsgraph.conf(5) for more
101     information on execution and configuration.
102 bertho 1.34
103    
104    
105     Contributed code
106     ----------------
107     - contrib/automatic_documentation:
108     If you are interested in tag-management with respect to the correct branch
109     information, then I suggest that you take a look at the contribution from
110     Henrik Carlqvist. He submitted some server-side scripts that can manage tags
111     in a better fashion than cvs on its own.
112 bertho 1.5
113 bertho 1.1
114    
115     Todo
116     ----
117     - do a better job in making a layout (auto moving branches and rubber banding
118 bertho 1.12 revision-connectors to make place). A start is made, but this is not very
119     functional yet.
120    
121 bertho 1.1
122    
123     License
124     -------
125 bertho 1.9 CvsGraph is distributed under GNU GPL v2. See 'LICENSE' for more information.
126 bertho 1.1
127    
128    
129     Contact
130     -------
131     HomePage: http://www.akhphd.au.dk/~bertho/cvsgraph
132     E-mail: cvsgraph@akhphd.au.dk
133    
134     Greetings Bertho
135    

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