Subject: Re: pkgsrc broken the 1000 barrier
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/29/1999 15:09:14
On Fri, 29 Oct 1999, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	Out of curiosity, how are you obtaining those numbers, and
> 	would it make sense to have some form of table indicating
> 	growth (simialr to FreeBSD :)

Um, for FreeBSD and OpenBSD, I've fetched their ports.tar.gz, extracted it
and did a "cd .../ports ; ls */*/Makefile | wc -l". Maybe we could make
something for NetBSD, too... logging to some file, and then making that
into an image. Hum...

> 	Also, maybe the category README.html files could ontain
> 	the number of packages in each category? :)

Er, um... go for it. :-)
(README-all is created very differently than the category/README.html
files ;-)

 - Hubert

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