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From: Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] obs eclasses
Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2011 05:40:12
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] obs eclasses by Donnie Berkholz
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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