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From: Tomáš Chvátal <scarabeus@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 19:33:12 +0200
2011/9/13 Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>:
>>>>>> On Tue, 13 Sep 2011, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the reminder; I looked, and it turns out that we now have
>> a great precedent.
>
>> Quoting PMS:
>
>> "The required bash version was retroactively updated from 3.0 to 3.2
>> in November 2009 (see http://www.gentoo.
>> org/proj/en/council/meeting-logs/20091109.txt)."
>
>> So we could just retroactively update it again and let people scream
>> if they're actually affected by this.
>

I would really like if we do it properly this time.

So it is done for goot and does not reappear from time to time.

> If you read the quoted council log, you'll find that the retroactive
> change was done because usage of bash 3.2 features in the tree was
> already widespread at that time. This is very different from the
> current situation, therefore it is not at all a precedent.
>
As is Ulrich saying, it was done because everyone at that point was
using such features.
Not because we wanted those features to be used.

Cheers

Tom


References:
[RFC] obs eclasses
-- Michal Hrusecky
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Amadeusz Żołnowski
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Joshua Kinard
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Amadeusz Żołnowski
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Donnie Berkholz
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Patrick Lauer
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Donnie Berkholz
Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
-- Ulrich Mueller
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