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Re: Introducting Debian Trends: historical graphs about Debian packaging practices, and "packages smells"




On 16/04/19 at 15:55 +0200, Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult wrote:
> On 13.04.19 10:20, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > TL;DR: see https://trends.debian.net and
> > https://trends.debian.net/#smells
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Following this blog post[1] I did some work on setting up a proper
> > framework to graph historical trends about Debian packaging practices.
> > The result is now available at [2], and I'm confident that I will be
> > able to update this on a regular basis (every few months).
> 
> Just a quick idea:
> 
> For packages using git, can you also trace how they're using it ?
> 
> There're several approaches used, some only track debian/ subtree,
> some track source tree plus debian/, some w/ extra text-based patches,
> some w/ patches already applied in git.

I'm outsourcing all the package analysis, which only uses the package's
files (source and binary -- only source in my case).

What you are suggesting would be super-interesting, but maybe it would
be better to plug this into vcswatch -- see
https://qa.debian.org/cgi-bin/vcswatch

Lucas