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Re: Download statistics? [was: Re: Removal of Roxen v1.3 from Debian GNU/Linux. Do or don't?]

On Thu, Aug 15, 2002 at 04:12:35PM +0200, Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote:
> On Thu, 2002-08-01 at 11:31, Turbo Fredriksson wrote:
> [...]
> >      Is there interest in keeping  Roxen 1.3 (and subsequently Pike 0.6) in
> >      the Debian GNU/Linux distribution?
> Just stumbled on this msg - not a roxen user myself.
> Download statistics could help with this - are there any available
> (preferable to the public, as IANADD).

See "popcon" result.  Use google with "popcon debian.org" or go directly to:


> No need to point out the (practicable unsolvable) problems I'm aware of:
>  - download != use
>  - mirrors also do downloads (I understand official mirrors are
> push-driven, but unofficial ones?)
>  - proxies and mirrors in general...
>  - installations from CD
> Still, it would give some very rough indication on a pkgs' popularity.

Also check http://bugs.debian.org/package-name to see bug situation and
fixes.  Also http://packages.debian.org/ may be also useful.

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