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Another milestone...



On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 09:43:51PM -0500, Dan Langille wrote:
> On 29 Dec 2003 at 22:34, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> 
> > According to freshports.org, the addition of the palm/uppc-kmod port on
> > Mon Dec 29 16:33:02 2003 UTC has resulted in the passing of yet another
> > milestone: this took the count of available ports to 10,000.
> > 
> >     http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/ports/palm/uppc-kmod/Makefile
> > 
> > Pretty impressive going.
> 
> Not to detract from the significance, But I should be the first to 
> say that FreshPorts counts ports differently to that found in 
> /usr/ports/INDEX, which does not necessarily include all ports in the 
> tree.

By definition, INDEX includes all ports that are connected to the
tree, and excludes only those that have not yet been connected
(e.g. repo-copies in progress) or have been deliberately disconnected
(usually due to extreme breakage).

AFAIR freshports counts the disconnected ports too.

Kris
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