(Q) A package I am looking for is not on conda-forge, what can I do?

We have an overview and step-by-step instruction on contributing packages in the section Contributing packages.

(Q) The feedstock for a package from conda-forge is updated, how long should it take to update on Anaconda Cloud?

It depends on the queue, but a good rule of thumb is to wait at least 30 mins - 2 hours. If you don’t see it after 24 hrs, please raise an issue.

(Q) A package from conda-forge is outdated or broken, where can I report the issue?

You can open an issue in the packages feedstock repository on GitHub. Search for the repository conda-forge/<package-name>-feedstock. There you can also suggest fixes or even become a maintainer. Please refer to Maintaining packages for details.

(Q) I have a question/suggestion. How can I contact you?

Please join us in our gitter channel! We are always happy to answer questions and help beginners!

(Q) Installing and updating takes a long time, what can I do?


  • Add information on strict channel priorities here.

  • Add information on conda-metachannel here.