Software projects are displayed by Gource as an animated tree with the root directory of the project at its centre. Directories appear as branches with files as leaves. Developers can be seen working on the tree at the times they contributed to the project.
Gource includes built-in log generation support for Git, Mercurial, Bazaar and SVN. Gource can also parse logs produced by several third party tools for CVS repositories.
view the log of the repository (Git, SVN, Mercurial and Bazaar) in the current path:
For more options and examples see the Controls wiki page, consult the included README file or man page documentation.
You may also want to check out Logstalgia, a web server access log visualization tool.
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If you use Gource at work and are interested in getting new features developed or maybe would like to discuss other bespoke visualization work please don't hesitate to contact me.
13 February 2018
Gource 0.48 has been released.
Changes since 0.47:
Can now generate logs from git sub module directories.