Wondering if there is any relative connection between public keys?

I know that they are a function of G, but is there any other connection they share?

Is it possible to calculate how many G are between two public key points?

Thanks in advance.

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Is your question if, given two points A and B, you can compute x such that A + xG = B, the answer is no.

That would be equivalent to solving ECDLP (elliptic curve discrete logarithm problem), which is assumed to be computationally infeasible: just apply it with A a public key of your own (which you know the private key to), and B the point whose DL you want to compute. The resulting x plus the DL of A is the DL of B.

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