How well does #SoftwareHeritage archive source for #Guix packages? How does that evolve over time?
Timothy Sample publishes the first “Preservation of Guix Report”:👉🏾 https://ngyro.com/pog-reports/2021-10-22/
For recent commits, 73% of the package source code is definitely archived! 👍🏼
@civodul where do all those "unknown" come from? how can package archival be in an unknown state?
@ruffni The “unknown” state is typically for non-gzipped tarballs. Disarchive doesn’t work (yet) for those, so we can’t map the tarball hash to the content hash (as used by SWH), hence the unknown state.
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