Branch lifecycle statistics?
michael.hudson at canonical.com
Sun May 24 12:21:02 BST 2009
Jonathan Lange wrote:
> I'm interested in getting branch lifecycle statistics for Launchpad.
> In particular, I'm interested in getting statistics on the time
> between creating a branch and landing a branch.
> I think I can work on the assumption that all the core developers have
> roughly accurate clocks. In that case, the date started is probably
> the minimum of the date the branch was first created on Launchpad, and
> the date of the first revision of the branch.
... that was introduced into the mainline branch by this branch. Or
something like that -- not revision 1 of the branch, in any case :)
> The date merged is then,
> roughly, the date of the revision that merges the branch.
> Does this sound right? Am I missing anything?
It sounds about right to me.
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