Client/Server - please straighten out the terms

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 3 09:28:23 PST 2005


Jeremy Huntwork wrote these words on 02/03/05 11:26 CST:

> 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.

Agreed, but this doesn't have anything to do with a pre-req for
BOX1 in the explanation I quoted from. This would be more of a
pre-req on the UI client side, in that the profile would tell
the Build-Target (daemon) where to find the package.

So, actually, it would be a pre-req on the client (UI) side, right?

-- 
Randy

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