BSD stats project: what about packages?

Davaeron davaeron at
Wed Sep 6 05:34:28 UTC 2006

Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> Hello,
> Firstly, great movement and thanks for doing this.  However, I think
> idea of BSD statistics project can be extended over packages as well.
> Right now it often comes to frustration to see, i.e., tons of rarely
> used by anyone packages on 4 distribution CDs, but no such a useful
> package as SDL (as least, this is true for 4.11-RELEASE).  AFAIK, Debian
> project offers their users some script that collects and submits for
> analysis their list of installed packages, which in turn helps them to
> come with essential packages on CD1, less important but still popular
> ones on CD2, then all the day down to CDn (I've heard they have 7 of
> them.  Oh boy).
> What do people think about it?
I think that's a very good idea.
I join opinion of the author.

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