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However EIP-1109 was later changed to a very different approach. I have suggested to change EIP-1109 a while ago, but it seems it will stick with that approach, hence my reason creating a new EIP.
This EIP still references 1352 as a base upon which to build, but that was dropped from Istanbul. Without that, this EIP becomes open to interpretation. I’d suggest reworking it or postponing from Istanbul.
From my perspective, implementing this without EIP-1352 " Specify restricted address range for precompiles/system contracts" is at least inconvenient. The EVM will need to know how many precompiles are there and at what addresses they are deployed. I’d rather hard-code this information inside EVM based on the hard fork id. This is simplest approach but not very generic and disallows other precompiles configurations for Ethereum networks other than mainnet.