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Re: config(5) break down

On Tue, 16 Mar 2010 14:11:53 -0400 (EDT)
der Mouse <mouse%Rodents-Montreal.ORG@localhost> wrote:

> > (What the figures also revealed was that a number of the ports had as
> > close to zero downloads as matters.  Which is, to be frank, a red
> > flag for those that are not maintained.)
> You appear to think that no downloads equals no ousers.  I submit that
> this is an invalid inference, especially among the hobby users that
> make up most of the userbase for most of our ports - many, perhaps even
> most, of them will upgrade from source and thus will not show up in
> per-port download statistics.

I tend to assume (possibly wrongly) that most NetBSD users also have
dedicated build hosts and build their software, but I'm pretty sure
that many are also doing it.  At least I expect that most sysadmins can
use the very great

That said, I myself use x86.

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