Client/Server - please straighten out the terms

Jeremy Utley jeremy at
Wed Feb 2 11:08:00 PST 2005

Jeremy Huntwork wrote:

> From my understanding, a client/server model means that a user 
> initiates some sort of request at the 'client' and the server, often 
> as a remote machine, responds to those requests and 'serves' results 
> back to the client. I believe that is all that was meant when we 
> started using the terms client and server.
> -- 
> Jeremy H.

Exactly.  The machine holding the profiles is the remote machine.  The 
machines you're building LFS on are local to you, you run the client on 
them, they access the central server for the profile to build with, and 
commence the build.


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