Use of a package?

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Tue Oct 9 19:45:14 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 09, 2012 at 12:28:02PM -0700, Jesse Keating wrote:
> Does that distinguish between atime of launching the application or
> reading the library into another application vs accessing it to back
> it up, prelink it, or any other systemic read unrelated to the
> package itself?

I don't think they do. The FAQ doesn't even address this very reasonable
> I was asking a leading question, pointing out that at least in my
> opinion, atime alone can also lead to invalid data.  Perhaps some
> invalid data is better than no data at all.

Aaand I was giving an unhelpful silly answer even though I really understood

I suppose one could automatically detect if the atimes for _all_ of
your packages are within 24 hours and count those as "installed" votes
rather than "used".

Also, here's a thing: "popcorn" is an opensuse implementation of popcon for

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