Re: Architecture distribution in Debian according to popcon
Junichi Uekawa <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > 1 0.09% x86_64
> > 1 0.09% m68k
> > 1 0.09% hppa
> > 1 0.09% mips
> > 3 0.26% alpha
> > 8 0.69% sparc
> > 18 1.56% powerpc
> > 1119 97.14% i386
> > 1152 100.00% total (ignored 532 without arch info)
> > Not too bad, but I suspect the fraction of non-i386 arch should be
> > larger than 2.9%. If you agree, I suggest you install and configure
> > popularity-contest to report your package usage and arch info every
> > week. Several architectures are missing from the list. Are no-one
> > using them?
> I guess there should be people who use Debian on their
> PDAs such as Zaurus, who do not wish to run such
> applications since they are based on CF.
> Popcon's not very convenient if the system isn't always up
> and well-connected (zaurus is connected via USB).
Or for read-only filesytstems or filesystems mounted with noatime
option. CF should probably be mounted RO or noatime to reduce burning
out the card.
Anachron and a long timeout in the MTA help though. :)