Re: Are popcon stats per package and arch possible?
On Sat, May 05, 2007 at 10:40:34AM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Michael Hanke]
> > I wonder whether it is possible to get information about which
> > package is installed/used on a particular architecture.
> It is possible, but it isn't done at the moment. We do not store the
> data needed to generate such reports, but it could be done with the
> data set we have at every given point in time.
> But I would be reluctant to do it for the less used architectures, for
> privacy reasons. The information we get from such analysis would be
> too easy to associate with individual users (like the kfreebsd-amd64
> porters for that arch. :).
Right, thanks for pointing this out.
> And for those interested, here are the latest numbers:
> 2 0.00% i486
> 2 0.00% kfreebsd-amd64
> 3 0.01% hurd-i386
> 3 0.01% ppc64
> 8 0.02% armel
> 9 0.02% armeb
> 9 0.02% s390
> 11 0.02% m68k
> 11 0.02% kfreebsd-i386
> 20 0.04% mips
> 42 0.09% ia64
> 57 0.12% hppa
> 65 0.14% mipsel
> 68 0.14% alpha
> 223 0.47% sparc
> 598 1.25% powerpc
> 676 1.42% arm
> 5625 11.79% amd64
> 40283 84.42% i386
> 47715 100.00% total (ignored 229 without arch info)
To me it looks like stats for the major architectures up to (and including)
powerpc are ok wrt privacy concerns. Do you agree?
I'd be very interested in this information and would be glad if it
could be made available.
GPG key: 1024D/3144BE0F Michael Hanke