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    Woody reaches 6000+ packages
    Posted on Tuesday, November 28 @ 19:00:08 GMT

    Woody has now reached more than 6000 packages, no wonder apt-get update takes so long :). Congrats to all those who have worked hard for Debian. This is an important milestone. Thanks goto xk for this scoop. Keep up the good work

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  • "Woody reaches 6000+ packages" | Login/Create Account | 5 comments

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    Re: Woody reaches 6000+ packages (Score: 3, Informative)
    by joeyh on Tuesday, November 28 @ 22:29:38 GMT
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    That depends on how you count. If you include contrib and non-free, the total is over 6000, but if you include only debian proper (main), the total is just 5490.

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    Binary Packages Lists? (Score: 2, Interesting)
    by acidos (avanderhook at on Wednesday, November 29 @ 00:02:08 GMT
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    What does everyone think about having a binary package list, compiled by the server you download from via a cron job, that you download instead of compiling and merging one on your system? Would this make it faster to search for packages? What penalties would be involved?

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    Re: Woody reaches 6000+ packages (Score: 2, Offtopic)
    by Rille on Wednesday, November 29 @ 13:20:35 GMT
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    What's up with the log? Disney didn't let you use the real Woody?

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