Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-09 Thread Kent Fredric
On Thu, 07 May 2020 09:29:36 +0200 Michał Górny wrote: > For example, if OCaml bindings on some package are broken and require > a lot of work, I would find useful to know how likely it is that anyone > is using it. Or if a lot of people are enabling 'frobnicate' flag, > I could consider

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-09 Thread Kent Fredric
On Sat, 09 May 2020 15:22:52 +0200 Gerion Entrup wrote: > I'm not sure, if Portage is capable of this, but a distinction in USE > flags needed to fulfil some dependency of another package and USE flags > actively activated by the user could be useful. Presently impossible, as how portage

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-09 Thread Kent Fredric
On Fri, 8 May 2020 09:49:18 +0200 Jaco Kroon wrote: > So we do need the full list of packages installed, filtered to ::gentoo, > but there needs to be an indicated whether it's installed because it's > in @world, as a dep of something in @world (which is possibly not in > ::gentoo), or is some

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-09 Thread Andreas K . Hüttel
> > I think we shouldn't collect any data unless we have a good plan on how > we'd be able to use it. In this thread, I'd like to collect ideas > on what data to collect and how it could realistically be used. > 5) CFLAGS and possibly related variables 6) "active" version of slotted system

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-09 Thread Gerion Entrup
Am Donnerstag, 7. Mai 2020, 09:29:36 CEST schrieb Michał Górny: > I'm going to start with the data and uses I can think of. Please reply > with other things you can think of. > > > 1) list of selected packages (@world) > > We would use this to determine the popularity of individual packages, >

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-08 Thread Jaco Kroon
Hi, On 2020/05/08 08:17, Hans de Graaff wrote: > On Thu, 2020-05-07 at 09:29 +0200, Michał Górny wrote: >> >> 1) list of selected packages (@world) >> >> We would use this to determine the popularity of individual packages, >> plus by scanning their dependencies we would be able to make combined

Re: [gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-08 Thread Hans de Graaff
On Thu, 2020-05-07 at 09:29 +0200, Michał Górny wrote: > > > 1) list of selected packages (@world) > > We would use this to determine the popularity of individual packages, > plus by scanning their dependencies we would be able to make combined > statistics for direct usage + dependencies of

[gentoo-dev] [gentoostats continued] Collected data and justification for it

2020-05-07 Thread Michał Górny
Hi, The previous thread covered a few topics, in this one I'd like to focus on the data collected. So far people have indicated a few different kinds of data they'd find useful. However, I don't think enough attention has been put on explaining why they need the data and how they'd use it. I