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Re: [Chicken-users] [PATCH] Compatability between eggs and chicken relea
Re: [Chicken-users] [PATCH] Compatability between eggs and chicken releases: a report on progress, and a patch!
Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:46:08 +0200
* Alaric Snell-Pym <address@hidden> [111012 00:07]:
> It'll take a few years for this to become widespread enough to be
> statistically useful, of course, but the sooner we start, the better.
> The user-agent strings it generates look like:
> chicken-install 188.8.131.52-st linux x86-64
This is a neat idea!
> Disturbingly, my biggest customer is a spider :-(
> But it looks like the league table of chicken versions used to install
> eggs is:
> 4.6.0 - 2338
> 4.5.0 - 1961
> 4.7.0 - 1336
> 4.2.0 - 1033
> 4.3.0 - 687
> 4.4.0 - 657
> 4.0.0 - 627
> 4.6.3 - 525
> 4.6.5 - 517
> 4.6.0rc1 - 335
> If anything, it looks like 4.2.0 is an important version to think about,
> too! The logfile goes back to about April 2009, though - I should
> probably work out the user agents by month to see what the trends are
> and to not be swayed by the state of affairs a year ago.
I was going to ask whether the 4.2.0 might be an indication of the
rise and fall of a long forgotten empire...
In any case these statistics do help for our decisions on backwards
The patch is fine with me. If anyone else thinks this does improve
things, it should be pushed to master.
Who can (make) the muddy water (clear)? Let it be still, and it will
gradually become clear. Who can secure the condition of rest? Let
movement go on, and the condition of rest will gradually arise.
-- Lao Tse.