On Sun, 3 Apr 2005 21:06:31 -0700 Robert Persson
| It is my understanding - and please tell me if I'm wrong - that the
| "r"  suffixes on the ends of ebuild versions represent fixes to the
| ebuild, rather  than to the package itself.  If that is so, would that
| mean that  category/thing-x.y.z-r2 won't contain anything important
| (such as security  fixes) that isn't already in version x.y.z-r1?

Completely incorrect. -r represents a change **that is significant to
the end user**. Pure ebuild fixes get no -r bump, nor do compile fixes
that don't affect the installed binary.

Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Vim, Fluxbox, shell tools)
Mail            : ciaranm at gentoo.org
Web             : http://dev.gentoo.org/~ciaranm

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