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Re: Cygwin Statistics and curiosity




On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 7:49 AM, Marco Atzeri <marco.atzeri@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> following a unpleasant discussion about cygwin usability
> https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2018-04/msg00364.html
> I wondered how many users cygwin have.
>

Younger people seem to prefer MSYS due to its use of pacman.
Admittedly, it is very convenient. Otherwise Cygwin (or MSYS) has
always been accepted (at least amongst everyone I talk to) as a
necessity.

Even if the updates aren't automatic due to the DLL issue, a CLI
interface to the updater would help.

> I decided to look at cygwin web server statistics for setup
> download to have some basic data.
>
> The web server log are stored for 12 weeks and I see that the number of
> download per week of setup-x86_64.exe are relative stable.
>
> cygwin-combined_log-20180204.gz  94749
> cygwin-combined_log-20180211.gz  92740
> cygwin-combined_log-20180218.gz  82597
> cygwin-combined_log-20180225.gz  92420
> cygwin-combined_log-20180304.gz  101957
> cygwin-combined_log-20180311.gz  98670
> cygwin-combined_log-20180318.gz  97539
> cygwin-combined_log-20180325.gz  98178
> cygwin-combined_log-20180401.gz  96515
> cygwin-combined_log-20180408.gz  90326
> cygwin-combined_log-20180415.gz  95458
> cygwin-combined_log-20180422.gz  92738
>
> with an average 94490 download per week.
>
> For the 32bit version the number instead are
> around a quarter of the 64bit one.
>
> cygwin-combined_log-20180204.gz 23567
> cygwin-combined_log-20180211.gz 31473
> cygwin-combined_log-20180218.gz 35067
> cygwin-combined_log-20180225.gz 27618
> cygwin-combined_log-20180304.gz 26236
> cygwin-combined_log-20180311.gz 31383
> cygwin-combined_log-20180318.gz 27372
> cygwin-combined_log-20180325.gz 23872
> cygwin-combined_log-20180401.gz 20486
> cygwin-combined_log-20180408.gz 21647
> cygwin-combined_log-20180415.gz 21793
> cygwin-combined_log-20180422.gz 21563
>
> with an average 26006 download per week.
>
> So in total we have  around 120 K download per week
> of the two setup exe's
>
> As curiosity the raw data of x86 download were
> very high in February due to a single
> Windows 98 in Japan that was downloading 201122
> times in a week the setup-x86.exe
>
> Regards
> Marco
>
>
>
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