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1  CvsGraph 1.3.0, 20-Jul-2002  CvsGraph 1.5.1, 15-Aug-2004
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  -------------------  -------------------
 - Fix warnings in readconf on some 'older' compiler systems.  
13    
14  - Implement new option to generate proper maps for different levels of HTML.  - Add patch from Henrik Carlqvist <henca@users.SourceForge.net>
15    The option -x[34x] determines HTML 3.x (default), HTML 4.x or XHTML style          * add option rev_hidenumber for disabling revision number display.
16    maps.          * add option tag_ignore_merge for disabling merge_from/merge_to display
17              if matched with tag_ignore.
18  - Implement a scheme to visualize merges based on tag names. If tages are          * add resorting of branches on how many revisions they have. This saves
19    consistently named at the mergepoint and the destination, then these points            space under circumstances.
20    can be detected using regular expressions. Several new configuration  
21    options, merge_*, describe the tags.  - Add option merge_findall so that merge_from/merge_to tags can have multiple
22      matches.
23  - Implemented HTMLizing of expansion with %(...%). This prevents a possible  
24    cross site scripting exploit when you use '<', '>' or '"' in tagnames.  
25    This is a remote chance (you must be stupid to use these characters in a  
26    tagname) but anyway, your system can be under attack.  Known BUGS
27    ----------
28    
29    - The timezone variable does not seem to exist on Mac OSX. I have no clue how
30      to patch this yet.
31      Anyhow, the timezone problem is much worse, because it needs to be calculated
32      from the revision's commit-time and not the current timezone (Daylight saving
33      must be accounted for at commit's time, not current).
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39    
40  create directory:  create directory:
41          $ cd /where/ever/you/want          $ cd /where/ever/you/want
42          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.3.0.tar.gz          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.5.1.tar.gz
43          $ cd cvsgraph-1.3.0          $ cd cvsgraph-1.5.1
44          $ ./configure          $ ./configure
45          $ make          $ make
46    
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59          If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need          If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need
60          either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.          either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.
61    
62    There are often precompiled binaries for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows
63    (and probably other OSes too). Check your local mirror for details. I also have
64    some links on the homepage for precompiled binaries. Please do not complain to
65    me about these binaries.
66    
67    
68    
69  Installing  Installing
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80  ----------------  ----------------
81  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would
82  be very insecure. Make a wrapper cgi-script in php, perl, or whatever you  be very insecure. Make a wrapper cgi-script in php, perl, or whatever you
83  normally use. The easiest way is to get the ViewCVS package from their website  normally use. There are several web-based viewers with CvsGraph support:
84  at http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net and follow the instructions.  
85    - ViewCVS       http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net
86    - CVSweb        http://www.freebsd.org/projects/cvsweb.html
87    - Chora         http://www.horde.org/chora/
88    
 Alternately, you can hack the 'cvsweb' package to call CvsGraph. There are  
 several scripts and patches available from the CvsGraph homepage (see below for  
 address). However, the scripts are no longer maintained because ViewCVS has  
 native support now.  
89    
90  To generate an image do something like:  To generate an image do something like:
91          $ cvsgraph -r /home/to/repository -m module -o mygraph.png myfile.c,v          $ cvsgraph -r /home/to/repository -m module -o mygraph.png myfile.c,v
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115    revision-connectors to make place). A start is made, but this is not very    revision-connectors to make place). A start is made, but this is not very
116    functional yet.    functional yet.
117    
 - draw only a part or parts of the tree.  
   
118    
119    
120  License  License

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