This section will explain how fuelup works on a technical level and explains each component of fuelup.
channel — The Fuel toolchain will be released to different "channels". Currently, it is only released to the latest channel. See the Channels chapter for more details.
toolchain — A "toolchain" is an installation of the
Fuel Orchestrator (
forc), its related plugins (like
the Fuel client (
fuel-core). A toolchain specification includes the
release channel and the host platform that the toolchain runs on.
A toolchain can be installed either through the channels, or be modularly constructed as a custom toolchain .
component — Each release of the Fuel toolchain includes several "components", which are tools used to develop on Fuel. See the Components chapter for more details.