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Hey ! Like so many other projects, keeping up and running is a community effort. Have you ever contributed to any Project?

At this point most of the day to day work necessary to keep up and running is contributed by volunteers.

If you like our project you can help too! Here's how to get started contributing: f-droid.org/contribute
If you've got enough on your plate already we also accept donations: f-droid.org/donate

@fdroidorg btw how big is fdroid repo in size?

I mean, keeping all those APKs with version history probably isn't so cheap

@a1batross
Good question, lets have a look.

The @fdroidorg repo on our main mirror currently has ~110GB and the archive has ~384GB in size. So all in all it's manageable.

At this point we'd like to thank fau.de cyberbits.eu tetaneutral.net lysator.liu.se and rcac.purdue.edu who kindly mirror our repo. Those mirrors help a great deal reducing traffic cost.

@fdroidorg oh, that's nothing compared to #nixos. their binary cache has over 120TB

old versions are still available making it possible to reproduce a system

@radamant why that?

you can still reproduce the binary using the package definition (in nixpkgs git repo) and the source code (if original source disappeared, softwareheritage.org/ might have it), but why build it again when the binary is still available in the binary cache?

@fdroidorg Sadly i cannot donate since i cannot get a credit card yet, bug reporting and logcats is the best i can do...

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