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1  CvsGraph 1.3.0, 20-Jul-2002  CvsGraph 1.5.2, 23-Oct-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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10    
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.  - Fix POSIX compliance in timezone handling. Only putenv() is used now.
15    The option -x[34x] determines HTML 3.x (default), HTML 4.x or XHTML style  
16    maps.  - Fix branch-count when branches get folded.
17    
18    - Fix configure script to detect gd-2 problems (Thanks to Russell Yanofsky)
19    
20    - Work around CVSNT wrong keyword ordering breaking rcsfile(5) ordering
21    
22    - Fix complaining about a new CVSNT keyword properties
23    
24    - Fix mergepoint1 syntax used by CVSNT allowing revision numbers as argument
25    
26    
27    
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30    
31  create directory:  create directory:
32          $ cd /where/ever/you/want          $ cd /where/ever/you/want
33          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.3.0.tar.gz          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.5.2.tar.gz
34          $ cd cvsgraph-1.3.0          $ cd cvsgraph-1.5.2
35          $ ./configure          $ ./configure
36          $ make          $ make
37    
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50          If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need          If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need
51          either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.          either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.
52    
53    There are often precompiled binaries for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows
54    (and probably other OSes too). Check your local mirror for details. I also have
55    some links on the homepage for precompiled binaries. Please do not complain to
56    me about these binaries.
57    
58    
59    
60  Installing  Installing
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71  ----------------  ----------------
72  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would
73  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
74  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:
75  at http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net and follow the instructions.  
76    - ViewCVS       http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net
77    - CVSweb        http://www.freebsd.org/projects/cvsweb.html
78    - Chora         http://www.horde.org/chora/
79    
 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.  
80    
81  To generate an image do something like:  To generate an image do something like:
82          $ 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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90                          internet as if you were using cvs. The repository files                          internet as if you were using cvs. The repository files
91                          must be on a locally mounted filesystem. However, you                          must be on a locally mounted filesystem. However, you
92                          can use cvsup or rsync to get a repository to your                          can use cvsup or rsync to get a repository to your
93                          local filesystem and make then image from there.                          local filesystem and make then images from there.
94    
95  Type 'cvsgraph -h' to get a full list of options. If the output is not given  Type 'cvsgraph -h' to get a full list of options. If the output is not given
96  (no '-o'), then the output is written to standard output.  (no '-o'), then the output is written to standard output.
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100    
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103    Contributed code
104    ----------------
105    - contrib/automatic_documentation:
106      If you are interested in tag-management with respect to the correct branch
107      information, then I suggest that you take a look at the contribution from
108      Henrik Carlqvist. He submitted some server-side scripts that can manage tags
109      in a better fashion than cvs on its own.
110    
111    
112    
113  Todo  Todo
114  ----  ----
115  - 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
116    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
117    functional yet.    functional yet.
118    
 - draw only a part or parts of the tree.  
   
119    
120    
121  License  License

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