[clc-devel] Dependency graphs

Victor victord at jafa.homeip.net
Tue Apr 27 21:36:25 UTC 2004

Logan Ingalls wrote:

> While trying to learn graphviz, I decided to try to make dependency graphs
> in order to teach myself the scripting language.  I ended up writing a
> script and building a graph for every non-unmaintained package.  You can
> check them out here:
>   http://plutor.org/projects/crux/graphs/

Now that's pretty cool. This was all automated I presume? That's very 
interesting to see... I did enjoy the gnome-media gfx... pretty funny.

> Some of the graphs are pretty nice, for instance 'ogle'.  Some are
> downright complex, particularly the gnome packages, like gnome-media.  I
> tried to make a graph that included all of the packages, but the
> 50000-pixel-wide image crashed X.
> The collection color code is:
>  * Base: black
>  * Opt: blue
>  * Contrib: green
>  * Unmaintained: red
> Packages that I have installed are bold.  I've included Jürgen's opt
> dependencies list in the configuration, but I'm not entirely sure that
> that's 100% accurate or complete.  But it's good enough.
> I just thought you guys might be interested in taking a look at these,
> they're not necessarily _good_ for anything.
> (I'd checkin a graphviz port, but I had to do some hacking of the tk port
> to get graphviz to compile right.  I think there's a long-standing bug
> involving include paths, but I need to do some more fiddling before I can
> make a recommendation to Martin.)
> Logan
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