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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>
Subject: Re: [RFC] obs eclasses
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 06:39:13 +0100
On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:41:00 -0500
Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o> 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.

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.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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[RFC] obs eclasses
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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
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