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How can I get statistics, how line count changed over time? I use bazaar for my project and it would be really nice to know, if I am refactoring code correctly.

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You can get faster answers elsewhere.like on Stack Overflow and Super User. And may be considered offtopic here since it has nothing to do with ubuntu specifically. –  Mahesh May 26 '12 at 19:35
    
This isn't off topic at all. In fact, this is a great place to find bazaar users as the Ubuntu project is a heavy user. –  andrewsomething May 27 '12 at 16:58

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There is also bzr-diffstat:

$ bzr diffstat -r 55..57
 foo/bar.py |  2 +-
 po/foo.pot | 56 ++++++++++++++++++---------
 2 files changed, 38 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)
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There is no built-in function for line count statistics.

But more importantly: to know if you're refactoring code correctly it is not count statistics you need but unit tests!

If you really want to know how line count changed over time, I think your best bet is write a simple Python program using bzrlib, iterate over the revisions, count the lines in each revision and print it out or save in a file or database.

If you still need this and need a code sample, please leave a comment.

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