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Date:      Wed, 17 Oct 2012 22:57:49 +0200
From:      "C. P. Ghost" <>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <>
Subject:   Re: a metric for number of users
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <20121015173418.GA27414@hemlock.hydra>
References:  <20121015173418.GA27414@hemlock.hydra>

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On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 7:34 PM, Chad Perrin <> wrote:
> Is there some way I could get the number of unique IPs hitting FreeBSD
> servers for software updates?  I'm curious about the direct comparison of
> numbers between FreeBSD, Ubuntu, Fedora, and SUSE for this metric.

You could ask for this, but beware of drawing wrong conclusions. Where I'm
currently working, we're fetching sources, ports and distfiles only
once, rebuild,
test, and then mirror internally to a couple of 10k machines. And I'm sure
we're not alone doing this: it's certainly not such an uncommon scenario out

> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]


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