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1  CvsGraph 1.4.1, 16-Jul-2004  CvsGraph 1.5.0, 16-Jul-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  -------------------  -------------------
13    
14  - Fix a longstanding date-bug in showing local time. Now timezone is accounted  - Add regex method for ignoring tags in the generation of the graph. Old trees
15    for.    are overpolulated and this is a way to reduce it even further. New config
16      options tag_ignore, tag_nocase and tag_negate.
17    
18  - Fix the CVSNT habbit of adding info to the tag in symbols. The trailing data  - Added drawing of partial trees. You now can select a subtree based on a
19    is skipped for now. I might use it later on; it contains a date and comments    revision number, branch number or symbolic tag to show only that part of the
20    on tags.    tree. New config option branch_subtree selects which part is shown. If the
21      subtree is empty, then the whole tree is shown.
22    
23  - Fix the author recognition for CVSNT with broken rcsfile(5) format. This  - Most error and warning messages are now displayed in the graph, instead of
24    might not be a total remedy, but should fix some.    being written to stderr. This enables you to see an image eventhough errors
25      might be present. The old method would generate a corrupt image.
26      New configuration options include msg_color and msg_font to control the looks
27      of it. Messages are always printed at the bottom of the image.
28    
29  - Fix XHTML <br> to be <br /> and add HTML-izing '&' to &amp; and '"' to &quot;  - Fixed a bug in the folding code where subtrees would not fold correctly.
30    
31  - Fix execution flags of regexec().  - Added diff links in the map-generation for detected merges so that you can
32      get the differences in merge-operations. The options map_merge_href and
33      map_merge_alt must be set accordingly.
34    
 - Fix the sizeof(void *) vs sizeof(int) problem. Now look for int, long and  
   long long in configure.  
35    
 - Add the arrow patch and adapted to be more configurable.  
36    
37  - Fix manual page typo. Documentation and other aesthetic related fixes.  Known BUGS
38    ----------
   
 Many thanks for patches to (in no particular order and sorry if I missed your  
 name in the list):  
         Haroon Rafique <haroon.rafique@utoronto.ca>  
         Jason Corley <jason.corley@borland.com>  
         Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk>  
         Morten Sylvest Olsen <mso@medical-insight.com>  
39    
40  And, of course, thanks to all others who send me feedback!  - The timezone variable does not seem to exist on Mac OSX. I have no clue how
41      to patch this yet.
42      Anyhow, the timezone problem is much worse, because it needs to be calculated
43      from the revision's commit-time and not the current timezone (Daylight saving
44      must be accounted for at commit's time, not current).
45    
46    
47    
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50    
51  create directory:  create directory:
52          $ cd /where/ever/you/want          $ cd /where/ever/you/want
53          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.4.1.tar.gz          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.5.0.tar.gz
54          $ cd cvsgraph-1.4.1          $ cd cvsgraph-1.5.0
55          $ ./configure          $ ./configure
56          $ make          $ make
57    
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70          If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need          If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need
71          either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.          either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.
72    
73    There are often precompiled binaries for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows
74    (and probably other OSes too). Check your local mirror for details. I also have
75    some links on the homepage for precompiled binaries. Please do not complain to
76    me about these binaries.
77    
78    
79    
80  Installing  Installing
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91  ----------------  ----------------
92  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would
93  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
94  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:
95  at http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net and follow the instructions.  
96    - ViewCVS       http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net
97    - CVSweb        http://www.freebsd.org/projects/cvsweb.html
98    - Chora         http://www.horde.org/chora/
99    
 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.  
100    
101  To generate an image do something like:  To generate an image do something like:
102          $ 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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126    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
127    functional yet.    functional yet.
128    
 - draw only a part or parts of the tree.  
   
129    
130    
131  License  License

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