As noted in The Proposed Solution, a system using patching and sharing out
it's distfiles must share out it's alternate md5 db. Any system that uses the
distfiles share must support the alternate md5 db also. If this is considered
@@ -301,7 +300,7 @@
alternate md5 into a subdirectory of distdir- portage only looks within
distdir, unwilling to descend into subdirectories.
Also note that Distfile Mirror Additions may add additional backwards
-compatability issues, depending on what solution is accepted.
+compatibility issues, depending on what solution is accepted.