Announcing Repology - compare package versions across multiple repositories

Emanuel Haupt ehaupt at
Sun Oct 2 15:40:29 UTC 2016

Dmitry Marakasov <amdmi3 at> wrote:
> Hello, fellow packagers/porters/maintainers!
> Just wanted to announce the project I've been working on.
> Repology analyzes multiple package/ports repositores (currently
> supports FreeBSD ports, Debian packages, Gentoo portage, pkgsrc,
> OpenBSD ports and Arch Linux packages) and compares package versions
> across them. The project is supposed to be useful for package
> maintainers (as another way to discover new software releases and
> to improve communication between different packaging systems),
> software authors (ability to track the state of their product
> packaging) and users.
> The project is usable as both command line tool for generating
> custom reports and a prototype static website generator which runs
> on [1], where you can browse all known packages by maintainer and
> by repository.
> Support for more repositories and features is planned. Source is
> available on GitHub [2].
> Feedback welcome!

This is very cool! I really like it. Planing on creating a FreeBSD port
for it?


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