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Re: confusing documentation

On Sun, 29 Jul 2001, Andy Saxena wrote:

> This is specifically with reference to 
> http://www.debian.org/doc/FAQ/ch-ftparchives.html#s-codenames
> "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 
> distribution?

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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