BEP-312: Announce EIP-6049 Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT

1. Summary

As part of Shanghai upgrade, EIP-6049: Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT is required to be announced in the BSC community.

2. Abstract

This EIP deprecates the SELFDESTRUCT opcode and warns against its use. A breaking change to this functionality is likely to come in the future.

3. Motivation

Discussions about how to change SELFDESTRUCT are ongoing. But there is a strong consensus that something will change.

4. Specification

Documentation of the SELFDESTRUCT opcode is updated to warn against its use and to note that a breaking change may be forthcoming.

5. Rationale

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.

6. Backwards Compatibility

This EIP updates non-normative text in the Yellow Paper. No changes to clients is applicable.

7. Security Considerations


8. License

The content is licensed under CC0.

9. Reference

William Entriken (@fulldecent), “EIP-6049: Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT,” Ethereum Improvement Proposals, no. 6049, November 2022. [Online serial]. Available: EIP-6049: Deprecate SELFDESTRUCT.