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On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:41:00 -0500
Donnie Berkholz <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> So we could just retroactively update it again and let people scream
> if they're actually affected by this.
The last time this happened, the Council said "we're doing this once
because people have forced our hand, but we're never doing it again".
That's not a precedent.
> Maybe a way to set tree-level dependencies/EAPIs/features is
> something we seriously need to get going on.
No need. GLEP 55 solves it with a far lower impact.