EIP-6049: Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT
Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT by discouraging its use and warning about a potential future behavior change.
|Authors||William Entriken (@fulldecent)|
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This EIP deprecates the
SELFDESTRUCT opcode and warns against its use. A breaking change to this functionality is likely to come in the future.
Discussions about how to change
SELFDESTRUCT are ongoing. But there is a strong consensus that something will change.
Documentation of the
SELFDESTRUCT opcode is updated to warn against its use and to note that a breaking change may be forthcoming.
As time goes on, the cost of doing something increases, because any change to
SELFDESTRUCT will be a breaking change.
The Ethereum Blog and other official sources have not provided any warning to developers about a potential forthcoming change.
This EIP updates non-normative text in the Yellow Paper. No changes to clients is applicable.
Copyright and related rights waived via CC0.
Please cite this document as:
William Entriken (@fulldecent), "EIP-6049: Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT," Ethereum Improvement Proposals, no. 6049, November 2022. [Online serial]. Available: https://eips.ethereum.org/EIPS/eip-6049.