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1  CvsGraph 1.2.0, 19-Dec-2001  CvsGraph 1.3.0, 20-Jul-2002
2  ===========================  ===========================
3  CvsGraph creates a graphic representation of the revisions and branches in a  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  cvs/rcs repository. CvsGraph is inspired on the 'graph'-option from WinCVS. I
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11  New in this version  New in this version
12  -------------------  -------------------
13  - The entire tree can now be drawn upside-down. This is usefull if you have  - Implement a workaround for browsers that do not understand unordered
14    many revisions in a trunk and want to see the latest first. The configuration    y-coordinates in the imagemap when generated upside down.
15    includes an option 'upside_down' with a boolean argument. You can override the  
16    default value on the command-line with the '-u' switch, which will negate the  - Fix the slowness of CvsGraph when parsing very large (typically -kb files)
17    configured value.    by bypassing the parsing of the actual deltatext. On my machine (K6-2/500/256M
18    The imagemap generation also supports this, so you will still be able to point    it makes a difference of 7.5s vs 0.04s on a 93MByte file, without counting
19    and shoot on and between the revisions.    disk-overhead; with disk-overhead it takes 12.5s).
20      Downside is that the logentry cannot be expanded if the file is not parsed in
21  - You can now instruct CvsGraph to ommit all revisions that are not tagged. This    full (see below). Use option parse_logs to enable log-expansions.
22    is highly usefull for very large trees/trunks to reduce the produced image  
23    size. Note that the first and the last revision in a trunk are not hidden.  - Implemented logentry expansions using %l and %L. You must enable full parsing
24    A new configuration option 'strip_untagged' with boolean argument enables this    (option parse_logs) for this to work.
25    feature. Alternatively, the command-line provides option '-s' wich negates the  
26    value set in the configuration file. You can also strip the first revision if  - Fixed a possible buffer overflow in the string expansion. However, this is a
27    it is untagged using '-S' and/or strip_first_rev.    very low-risk overflow, since it will trash the heap and _not_ the stack.
28      Furthermore, you need to pass strings from CGI directly to cvsgraph without
29  - The boxes to identify the branches can now be drawn on both sides of the trunk.    any checks to come even close to trash the heap.
30    Configuration option 'branch_dupbox' with boolean argument activates this  
31    feature, which is usefull when the tree is drawn upside-down.The command-line  - Fixed a segfault on IRIX in the bsearch calls. These lookups could be called
32    option '-b' negated the configured value.    with a NULL pointer and IRIX's libc doesn't like that.
33    
34  - Configuration no longer requires a configuration file. All options can now be  - Implement left to right and right to left images. The entire tree can now be
35    entered on the commandline using '-O'. CvsGraph will still read the    drawn horizontally when option left_right is set. Using both left_right and
36    configuration file if one is avaliable, but it is no longer an error if none    upside_down results in right to left images.
37    is found.  
   
 - If no file is entered on the command-line, then the input is taken from  
   standard input, like all decent *nix programs.  
   
 - ViewCVS (http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net) is now officially supporting the use  
   of CvsGraph in their code as of version 0.8. So, no bad hacks needed anymore  
   to get it working, and it always looks nice :-)  
38    
39    
40  Compiling  Compiling
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42    
43  create directory:  create directory:
44          $ cd /where/ever/you/want          $ cd /where/ever/you/want
45          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.2.0.tar.gz          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.3.0.tar.gz
46          $ cd cvsgraph-1.2.0          $ cd cvsgraph-1.3.0
47          $ ./configure          $ ./configure
48          $ make          $ make
49    
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59          libpng.so and/or libjpeg6b.so (i.e. dynamic), then you might want to          libpng.so and/or libjpeg6b.so (i.e. dynamic), then you might want to
60          try to trick configure into adding these libs to the tests by adding          try to trick configure into adding these libs to the tests by adding
61          commandline options '--with-png-lib=.' and '--with-jpeg-lib=.'.          commandline options '--with-png-lib=.' and '--with-jpeg-lib=.'.
62            If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need
63            either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.
64    
65    
66    
67  Installing  Installing
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111  Todo  Todo
112  ----  ----
113  - do a better job in making a layout (auto moving branches and rubber banding  - do a better job in making a layout (auto moving branches and rubber banding
114    revision-connectors to make place)    revision-connectors to make place). A start is made, but this is not very
115      functional yet.
116    
117    - draw only a part or parts of the tree.
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