Gentoo Archives: gentoo-pms

From: Christian Faulhammer <fauli@g.o>
To: gentoo-pms@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-pms] Bash features
Date: Sat, 09 Jan 2010 16:12:55
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-pms] Bash features by Ciaran McCreesh

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

> 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 -- Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project <URL:>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode <URL:>


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