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From: Amadeusz Żołnowski <aidecoe@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 19:38:33 +0200
Excerpts from Ulrich Mueller's message of 2011-09-13 19:25:59 +0200:
> >>>>> 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.
> 
> 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.
> 
> Ulrich

So we need to do it “illegally” first to make it “legal”?

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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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