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

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at Leidinger.net
Mon Mar 18 19:58:23 UTC 2013

On Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:33:18 +0100
Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at des.no> wrote:

> 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).

Thanks, this is something which helps.


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