Insufficiently Random

The lonely musings of a loosely connected software developer.

Thursday, July 26, 2007

Difficult gitk Graphs

On the Git mailing list I've talked about one of the repositories I develop on/maintain, as its graph in gitk is somewhat interesting. Today I took a couple of redacted screenshots from two of the interesting parts of the history.

The first image is from a set of octopus merges that occurred in the history. This probably would look better if we had just used git-rebase to transplant the commits instead of merging them, but at the time the user who created these was still quite new to Git...

Many Branches and Octopus Merges
(larger version)

Saturday, April 28, 2007

pg is for sale

I have decided to no longer support pg, as I haven't used it myself in a very, very long time.  It was a useful tool and learning vehicle for myself and a few others, but it just isn't nearly as good as core Git with topic branches.  Or git-gui.

Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Git and Linux Repository Growth

I got curious about the growth rate for the git.git and linux-2.6.git repositories, so I wrote git-statplot to dump out object counts and sizes by earliest date entered. Plotting these with Gnuplot gave me some interesting results:

Sunday, January 21, 2007

git-gui Screenshots

niv on #git nudged me enough to create some screenshots of git-gui.