Subject: Re: NetBSD pkg system growth in 2003
To: Mike M. Volokhov <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/25/2004 16:47:36

FYI: I've been graphing all the data from pkgsrc-wip since about 08/2003
up on  It's updated daily and
includes some other stats on the project as well.

It's does not start _exactly_ when pkgsrc-wip did, but it was pretty soon


> On Wed, 25 Feb 2004 16:41:57 +0100
> Ignatios Souvatzis <> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I needed a graph of the number of packages vs. time for a paper, so
>> I extracted the data from Alistair's summaries and fed them to gnuplot.
>> Maybe others will find this useful.
> Unfortunately, this graph covers only 2003-2004 period. But it may be
> very useful to see an overal growth (starting from middle of 1997). And
> growth after pkgsrc-wip has been started (at begin of 2003) may shown us
> an effectiveness of pkgrsc-wip project (this may be compared at the
> 2002-2004 period).
> It is possible to built them too?
> Anyway, thanks a lot for publishing this.
> --
> Kind regards,
> Mishka.