This page shows statistics about Debtags.

There are 645 tags in the Debtags vocabulary, and 98062 known packages to tag. Of these, 15542 are trivially tagged, 17169 were tagged by humans, and 80893 were only tagged by robots so far.

This is a graph with the history of package tags. The peak in 2011 is when cleaning up of obsolete packages was implemented:

This is a list of consistency checks that are regularly run on the database, with a list of packages that trigger them:

Check nameDescriptionNumber of matching packages
Unreviewed Package tags should be reviewed by humans 80893 / 98062
HasRole Every package should have a role::* tag 52902 / 98062
HasImplementedIn Every package with a role::* of program, devel-lib, plugin, or source, should have an implemented-in::* tag 12505 / 98062
HasDevelLang Every development library should have a devel::lang:* tag 7220 / 98062
Apriori Tagging checks based on rules computed via a statistical analysys of the reviewed tag database 5410 / 98062
HasEquivs role::devel-lib and devel::library should always be together 3162 / 98062
HasUIToolkit Every package with an X11 or 3D interface should have a uitoolkit::* tag 470 / 98062
HasGame Every package with use::gameplaying should have a game::* tags 67 / 98062

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