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From: David Leverton <levertond@...>
Subject: [PATCH] ~ ignores revision parts
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 01:38:18 +0100
The current tree doesn't appear to rely on any particular behaviour,
so match what Portage does.
---
 dependencies.tex |    5 ++---
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/dependencies.tex b/dependencies.tex
index 2ad0185..2d0e603 100644
--- a/dependencies.tex
+++ b/dependencies.tex
@@ -307,9 +307,8 @@ The following operators are available:
     specified has an asterisk immediately following it, a string prefix comparison is
     used instead. When an asterisk is used, the specification must remain valid if the
     asterisk were removed. (An asterisk used with any other operator is illegal.)
-\item[\t{\textasciitilde}] Equal to the specified version, except the revision part of the matching
-    package may be greater than the revision part of the specified version (\t{-r0} is
-    assumed if no revision is explicitly stated).
+\item[\t{\textasciitilde}] Equal to the specified version, except the revision parts of
+    the versions being compared are ignored.
 \item[\t{>=}] Greater than or equal to the specified version.
 \item[\t{>}] Strictly greater than the specified version.
 \end{description}
-- 
1.6.4.4



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