Planned setup.ini changes for early 2018

Jon Turney
Wed Jan 24 20:30:00 GMT 2018

On 23/01/2018 18:30, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Jon Turney writes:
>> On further testing, it's not safe to expose some versions of setup to
>> 'depends:' lines, so these will have to be called 'depends2:' or
>> suchlike, so they are safely ignored.
> Could you at least consider my earlier proposal to leave the old-style
> setup.ini separate to entirely avoid that problem and the associated
> chatter in those files?

I considered a few approaches, including what you suggest.

This approach is more work, and a lot of churn, in both setup and calm. 
The only additional benefit you've identified is removing clutter.

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