[PATCH] guix: add edgelist graph-backend.

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  • kyle
  • Liliana Marie Prikler
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(address . guix-patches@gnu.org)(name . Kyle Andrews)(address . kyle@posteo.net)
From: Kyle Andrews <kyle@posteo.net>

* guix/graph.scm: Add csv backend.
doc/guix.texi | 14 ++++++++------
guix/graph.scm | 21 ++++++++++++++++++++-
2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index 27a0c62532..09d6be4edb 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -14844,16 +14844,18 @@ Invoking guix graph
Packages and their dependencies form a @dfn{graph}, specifically a
directed acyclic graph (DAG). It can quickly become difficult to have a
mental model of the package DAG, so the @command{guix graph} command
-provides a visual representation of the DAG@. By default,
-@command{guix graph} emits a DAG representation in the input format of
+provides a visual representation of the DAG@. By default, @command{guix
+graph} emits a DAG representation in the input format of
@uref{https://www.graphviz.org/, Graphviz}, so its output can be passed
directly to the @command{dot} command of Graphviz. It can also emit an
HTML page with embedded JavaScript code to display a ``chord diagram''
in a Web browser, using the @uref{https://d3js.org/, d3.js} library, or
emit Cypher queries to construct a graph in a graph database supporting
-the @uref{https://www.opencypher.org/, openCypher} query language. With
-@option{--path}, it simply displays the shortest path between two
-packages. The general syntax is:
+the @uref{https://www.opencypher.org/, openCypher} query language. It
+can also emit a CSV table with the raw data required to reconstruct the
+graph using generic network analysis software like
+@uref{https://igraph.org/, igraph}. With @option{--path}, it simply
+displays the shortest path between two packages. The general syntax is:
guix graph @var{options} @var{package}@dots{}
@@ -15061,7 +15063,7 @@ Invoking guix graph
@item --list-backends
List the supported graph backends.
-Currently, the available backends are Graphviz and d3.js.
+Currently, the available backends are Graphviz, Cypher, d3.js, and csv.
@item --path
Display the shortest path between two nodes of the type specified by
diff --git a/guix/graph.scm b/guix/graph.scm
index 41219ab67d..6a3f802da9 100644
--- a/guix/graph.scm
+++ b/guix/graph.scm
@@ -255,6 +255,24 @@ (define %graphviz-backend
emit-prologue emit-epilogue
emit-node emit-edge))
+(define (emit-csv-prologue name port)
+ (display "table, from, to\n" port))
+(define (emit-csv-epilogue port)
+ (display "" port))
+(define (emit-csv-node id label port)
+ (format port "package, ~a, ~a\n" label id))
+(define (emit-csv-edge id1 id2 port)
+ (format port "depends, ~a, ~a\n" id1 id2))
+(define %csv-backend
+ (graph-backend "csv"
+ "Generate graph in CSV format"
+ emit-csv-prologue emit-csv-epilogue
+ emit-csv-node emit-csv-edge))
;;; d3js export.
@@ -338,7 +356,8 @@ (define %cypher-backend
(define %graph-backends
(list %graphviz-backend
- %cypher-backend))
+ %cypher-backend
+ %csv-backend))
(define (lookup-backend name)
"Return the graph backend called NAME. Raise an error if it is not found."
Liliana Marie Prikler wrote on 1 Mar 10:32 +0100
(address . control@debbugs.gnu.org)(name . Kyle Andrews)(address . kyle@posteo.net)
merge 61527 61888

@Kyle: Next time, use the reroll-count option of git send-email and
resend your patch to the bug that's already open.