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authorPawel Hajdan jr <phajdan.jr@gentoo.org>2010-03-14 11:32:12 +0100
committerPetteri R├Ąty <betelgeuse@gentoo.org>2010-03-14 14:36:10 +0200
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Make it clear that modifying stable ebuilds should be avoided.
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@@ -25,6 +25,12 @@ not affect the installed package for users who already managed to compile it.
Small documentation fixes are also usually not grounds for a new revision.
</p>
+<important>
+For ebuilds marked stable on at least one arch, only trivial edits can be made
+without a bump (e.g. typo fixes in elog messages). Even simple changes may
+result in a breakage. <b>Modifying stable ebuilds should be avoided.</b>
+</important>
+
<p>
When doing a revision bump, the usual rules about dropping to <c>~arch</c> apply.
See <uri link="::keywording#Keywording on Upgrades"/>.