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From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
Subject: Re: Bash features
Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2010 16:00:23 +0100
Hi,

Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@...>:

> On Sat, 9 Jan 2010 09:18:19 +0100
> Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o> wrote:
> > > Didn't the Council say that if it ever happened again, there
> > > should be forced reverts rather than updating PMS retroactively?
> > 
> > Yes, but any =bash-3.2* is still allowed:
> > 
> > | Vote (6 yes, 1 no): Ebuilds must be completely parsable with
> > | =bash-3.2*, any use of later bash features will be reverted.
> 
> Doesn't the way that's worded mean "it has to work with every single
> 3.2 patch", though? I take that to mean "must be completely parsable
> with bash-3.2_p0 through bash-3.2_p9999", not "must work with at least
> one version of bash-3.2_psomething".

 So one has to work around obvious bugs to satisfy p0?  p9999 will
support everything p0 has while eliminating bugs that cripple official
features advertised for p0.

V-Li

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