what are pX and #X

pobox at verysmall.org pobox at verysmall.org
Wed Oct 4 04:32:41 PDT 2006

> My understanding is that as long as pX doesn't change then #X will be
> incremented.
> If you do another rebuild of your p10 system now then I would imagine
> that #X would increase to #1 and will continue to increase until pX is
> altered.
> Al

Interesting. I'll give it a try.

What confuses me is that p is changed to 10 by updating only the kernel 
(the world is supposedly the old one). This means that there is no clear 
indication what is exactly updated (kernel/world) and what is not.

Thank you,


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