Overview

The long term goal of the Software Heritage initiative is to collect all publicly available software in source code form together with its development history, replicate it massively to ensure its preservation, and share it with everyone who needs it. The Software Heritage archive is growing over time as we crawl new source code from software projects and development forges. We will incrementally release archive search and browse functionalities — as of now you can check whether source code you care about is already present in the archive or not.

Content

A significant amount of source code has already been ingested in the Software Heritage archive. It currently includes:

Size

As of today the archive already contains and keeps safe for you the following amount of objects:

Source files
Commits
Projects
Directories
Authors
Releases

Note: the counters and graphs above are based on heuristics that might not reflect the exact size of the archive. While the long-term trends shown and ballpark figures are reliable, individual point-in-time values might not be.

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