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1  CvsGraph 1.1.1, 10-Mar-2001  CvsGraph 1.6.0, 18-Dec-2005
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  -------------------  -------------------
13  This version of CvsGraph includes more control over the graphical presentation  
14  of the boxes drawn to show revisions and branches (notably background colors  - Fix all numeric author ID
15  and shadows). Imagemaps can now generate links to generate diffs. A couple of  
16  manual pages has been written for both executable and configuration.  - Changed acceptable mail policy. See below in this file
17    
18    - Fix incomplete parsing of access keyword in rcsfile
19    
20    - Fix missing branch_bgcolor in manpage
21    
22    - Fix author names with spaces but not in @ encapsulation
23    
24    - Added multiple merge_{from,to,color} matching. Now several regex
25      combinations are allowed to run concurrently.
26    
27    - Added dynamic colors and strings for more flexibility in visual
28      representations of the tree.
29    
30    - Added keyword rev_idtext to define the revision ID in a revision
31      box. Normally this would show the revision number, but can now be
32      changed dynamically.
33    
34    - Fix dashed lines when stripped revisions have mergepoints attatched
35    
36    
37    
38  Compiling  Compiling
39  ---------  ---------
40  Go to a directory of your choice, unpack the package and cd into the newly  
41  create directory:  create directory:
42          $ cd /where/ever/you/want          $ cd /where/ever/you/want
43          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.1.1.tar.gz          $ tar xzf cvsgraph-1.6.0.tar.gz
44          $ cd cvsgraph-1.1.1          $ cd cvsgraph-1.6.0
45          $ ./configure          $ ./configure
46          $ make          $ make
47    
48  This should do the trick and you have an executable file 'cvsgraph' in the  This should do the trick and you have an executable file 'cvsgraph' in the
49  current directory.  current directory.
50    
51    NOTE:   The GD library is required for CvsGraph to function. Get it from
52            http://www.boutell.com, compile it and use either --with-gd-lib=DIR
53            and --with-gd-inc=DIR to specify its location. You might also have
54            to use --with-z-inc, --with-z-lib and --with-png-inc, --with-png-lib
55            for gd versions 1.6 and higher.
56            If you build with static libgd (i.e. libgd.a) and already have
57            libpng.so and/or libjpeg6b.so (i.e. dynamic), then you might want to
58            try to trick configure into adding these libs to the tests by adding
59            commandline options '--with-png-lib=.' and '--with-jpeg-lib=.'.
60            If you have linked libgd with freetype, then you might also need
61            either --with-freetype-lib or --with-freetype2-lib.
62    
63    There are often precompiled binaries for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Windows
64    (and probably other OSes too). Check your local mirror for details. I also have
65    some links on the homepage for precompiled binaries. Please do not complain to
66    me about these binaries.
67    
68    
69    
70  Installing  Installing
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81  ----------------  ----------------
82  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would  Do *NOT* execute the program directly from a webserver. Direct execution would
83  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
84  normally use. A nice way is to hack the 'cvsweb' package to call CvsGraph.  normally use. There are several web-based viewers with CvsGraph support:
85  There are several scripts and patches available from the CvsGraph homepage (see  
86  below for address).  - ViewCVS       http://viewcvs.sourceforge.net
87    - CVSweb        http://www.freebsd.org/projects/cvsweb.html
88    - Chora         http://www.horde.org/chora/
89    
90    
91  To generate an image do something like:  To generate an image do something like:
92          $ 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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96  accessible* on your filesystem. The '-m' is the module in the repository. Note  accessible* on your filesystem. The '-m' is the module in the repository. Note
97  that the extension of the file ends with ",v".  that the extension of the file ends with ",v".
98    
99    Just to make it clear:  You cannot make images from a cvs-repository over the
100                            internet as if you were using cvs. The repository files
101                            must be on a locally mounted filesystem. However, you
102                            can use cvsup or rsync to get a repository to your
103                            local filesystem and make then images from there.
104    
105  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
106  (no '-o'), then the output is written to standard output.  (no '-o'), then the output is written to standard output.
107    
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110    
111    
112    
113    Contributed code
114    ----------------
115    - contrib/automatic_documentation:
116      If you are interested in tag-management with respect to the correct branch
117      information, then I suggest that you take a look at the contribution from
118      Henrik Carlqvist. He submitted some server-side scripts that can manage tags
119      in a better fashion than cvs on its own.
120    
121    
122    
123  Todo  Todo
124  ----  ----
 - use ImageMagick for better control over what is generated (also multiple  
   output formats would be possible)  
125  - 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
126    revision-connectors to make place)    revision-connectors to make place). A start is made, but this is not very
127      functional yet.
128    
129    
130    
131  License  License
132  -------  -------
133  CvsGraph is distributed under GNU GPL v2. See 'LICENCE' for more information.  CvsGraph is distributed under GNU GPL v2. See 'LICENSE' for more information.
134    
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139  HomePage: http://www.akhphd.au.dk/~bertho/cvsgraph  HomePage: http://www.akhphd.au.dk/~bertho/cvsgraph
140  E-mail: cvsgraph@akhphd.au.dk  E-mail: cvsgraph@akhphd.au.dk
141    
142    
143    
144    Mailnote
145    --------
146    As of 20 August 2005, if you send me an email with a contained or attached
147    disclaimer that includes one or more of the following items:
148    
149        * legal notice or threat(s)
150        * disclosure restriction(s)
151        * forward restriction(s)
152        * "intended recipient" nonsense
153    
154    Then you automatically agree to pay me a license fee of DKK 1000,- for using my
155    email address and a DKK 250,- fee for wasting my time on reading it.
156    
157  Greetings Bertho  Greetings Bertho
158    

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