a metric for number of users

C. P. Ghost cpghost at cordula.ws
Wed Oct 17 20:57:51 UTC 2012

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:34 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> Is there some way I could get the number of unique IPs hitting FreeBSD
> servers for software updates?  I'm curious about the direct comparison of
> numbers between FreeBSD, Ubuntu, Fedora, and SUSE for this metric.

You could ask for this, but beware of drawing wrong conclusions. Where I'm
currently working, we're fetching sources, ports and distfiles only
once, rebuild,
test, and then mirror internally to a couple of 10k machines. And I'm sure
we're not alone doing this: it's certainly not such an uncommon scenario out

> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]


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