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authorHarald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>2010-07-09 09:25:33 +0200
committerHarald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>2010-07-09 09:25:33 +0200
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+gen_ladder - tool to generate protocol ladder diagrams
+(C) 2010 by Harald Welte <laforge@gnumonks.org>
+This tool can be used to generate typical ladder diagrams as they are often
+used in the description of networking protocols.
+The input file is a ".lad" file, from which gen_ladder.pl generates a graphviz
+file called ".dot", which in turn can be processed by the "dot" program to
+generate a .ps (postscript) or .svg output file.
+As an example, I have included a "test.lad" file, which you can process by
+ make test.ps
+ make test.svg
+The manual intermediate steps can be seen from the Makefile.