Revenge of the pretty pictures

John A Meinel john at
Fri Sep 23 17:44:43 BST 2005

Aaron Bentley wrote:
> John Arbash Meinel wrote:
>>>One other thing. It might be nice to suppress all nodes that are less
>>>than a certain distance from the root.
>>>Actually, I would like to suppress ones that are a certain distance from
>>>THIS, but that is probably harder to do.
> It's harder in theory, but you might be able to just call
> node_distances(self.ancestors, self.descendants,
> self.branch.last_patch(), all_descendants(ancestors,
> self.branch.last_patch()))
> Note that I've deliberately reversed ancestors and descendants here.
>>>I'm just thinking that one of these graphs gets really messy, and only
>>>gets worse as time goes on. So we need a way to reduce the amount of
>>>history we have to look at.
> We could probably hack that into compact_ancestors/can_skip without too
> much trouble.
> Aaron
> P.S.  We now have convergence on bzr.integration, bzr.24 and
> Do a "graph-ancestry bzr.24 --merge base", and check out the
> orange boxes at just before the merge base!

Very interesting. That graph is *very* convoluted. Talk about incestuous
lines of development. :)

Anyway, it is interesting that since now you can pull revisions (since
we have converged) that you go from orange to yellow&red and then back
to orange again.

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