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Re: [opensuse-doc] [STYLE] Terminology for Sources from which Packages Are Installed
  • From: Rebecca Walter <rwalter@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 07:12:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <200704240712.39698.rwalter@xxxxxxx>

> > Disadvantages
> > -------------
> >
> > Possible confusion with program sources
> > openSUSE source tree uses "inst_source" as the distributed media
>
> Rebecca, I don't understand exactly what you mean with the above line.
> Could you explain this a bit better, please?

jdd said:

> On openSUSE tree,
> inst_source is a freezed folder (the one used when the distro is released)


This can cause confusion if it is used to refer to the initial release of the 
distribution, which it sounds like jdd is saying it is.  That isn't the only 
valid type of installation source.

Does that explain it well enough or would you like more explanation of my 
reasoning?
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