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Re: slink and potato

On Sun, Oct 17, 1999 at 10:00:51PM -0500, Ben Wong wrote:
> Then how come at ftp.debian.org there's a directory named slink and also
> a directory named stable, and a directory named potato and also a
> directory
> named unstable?

They're aliases.  stable always points to the current stable distribution,
and unstable to the current unstable distribution.  That way when potato
is stabilized, no one has to edit their /etc/apt/sources.list

Joe Block <jpb@creol.ucf.edu>
CREOL System Administrator

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