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Bug 115547 - remove duplicates in HeapWalker instances view
Summary: remove duplicates in HeapWalker instances view
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: profiler
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Base (show other bugs)
Version: 6.x
Hardware: All All
: P2 blocker (vote)
Assignee: issues@profiler
Depends on:
Reported: 2007-09-14 13:23 UTC by grandinj
Modified: 2007-09-14 13:23 UTC (History)
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Description grandinj 2007-09-14 13:23:19 UTC
Context: I have the heapwalker open, I have selected a class and performed "show in instances view".

Use case: I am looking through all the referents of the class, I am generally only interested in seeing a given
reference once. Even if it is in the object graph multiple times, I don't want to waste time examining it multiple times.

Possible solution: provide a checkbox called "remove duplicates". Whenever a node is in the tree more than once, only
display it's children the first time is appears. For every time after that, change the node's icon to something
different to indicate that it is a duplicate, and do not display it's children.