Re: confusing documentation
On Sun, 29 Jul 2001, Andy Saxena wrote:
> This is specifically with reference to
> "When sid did not exist, the FTP site organization had one major flaw: there
> was an assumption that when an architecture is created in the current
> unstable, it will be released when that distribution becomes the new stable.
> For many architectures that isn't the case, with the result that those
> directories had to be moved at release time, chewing up lots of bandwidth."
> Hmmmm...what's an architecture? How is it different from a package or a
I would assume that architecture refers to the processor, for instance
Debian 3.0 for x86 may become stable before Debian for SPARC or PPC.
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