Client/Server - please straighten out the terms
jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 3 09:26:22 PST 2005
Randy McMurchy wrote:
> I thought the whole point of this discussion was ironing out ways
> to update *many* boxes at one time. Seems it would be a hassle to
> manually download all the packages when it is automated using the
> alfs tool.
True. Except, let's say you're building 20 machines on your LAN. Are you
going to want each of those machines to go out on the internet and grab
each package for themselves? It might make more sense to have
previously grabbed them yourself and placed them somewhere accessible to
all on your local network.
Just extending the idea a bit... :)
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