Did someone compare the number of ports with packages in Linux distros?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Mon Mar 18 11:33:20 UTC 2013

Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> writes:
> You can get a meaningful comparison by counting distfiles on our side
> and SRPMs / DSCs on the Linux side.

I asked a coworker who's a Debian developer; he says Debian has ~30k
packages from ~20k distinct sources, which is in the same ballpark as
the ports tree (~24k ports).

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no

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