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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Subject: Clarify wording on self-blockers
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:28:39 +0200
It's not quite clear what a "block on an ebuild" is, so let's clarify
the wording such that it agrees with portage behaviour.

Portage ignores self-blockers both in DEPEND and RDEPEND.

Ulrich


From 4161e17efacbcb58b6a1de9484cfe683c1e74e65 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:10:51 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] Clarify wording on self-blockers.

---
 dependencies.tex |    2 +-
 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/dependencies.tex b/dependencies.tex
index 362f6cc..6ea179c 100644
--- a/dependencies.tex
+++ b/dependencies.tex
@@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ following exceptions:
 
 \begin{compactitem}
 \item Blocks on a package provided exclusively by the ebuild do not count. \label{provided-blocks}
-\item Blocks on the ebuild itself do not count.
+\item Blocks on the package version of the ebuild itself do not count.
 \end{compactitem}
 
 \featurelabel{bang-strength} There are two strengths of block: weak and strong. A weak block may be
-- 
1.7.5.rc1



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