[aur-general] Does anyone use tdl?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sun Jan 9 13:15:50 EST 2011

On 09/01/11 18:09, Kaiting Chen wrote:
> On Jan 9, 2011, at 12:50, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> Is there no "package popularity contest" that could offer information about
>> actual usage?
> This is always an interesting topic to discuss. There is pkgstats which
> unfortunately is not ideal statistically in that it does not pull data from
> a characteristic sample. To figure out actual usage data is probably
> impossible. The metrics from MirrorBrain might be the closest one can
> actually get to that. Unfortunately that is not what we use to manage our
> mirrors. --Kaiting.

I assume it's been up for discussion earlier then, right? ;-)

I have vague memories of Debian's popcon package, and sort of assumed
would have something similar for Arch.


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