From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-02 08:36:34
David Abrahams wrote:
> > Folks, how do you feel about some rule like:
> > use-property ( property )
> > which would be used like:
> > use-property <os>NT ;
> > and will make NT a valid value of the <os> feature. If <os>NT is defined
> > already, the above will be no-op?
> > This is something we planned for some time... maybe we should add it now?
> > Thoughts?
> Seems as though it ought to be unneccessary, doesn't it?
Why? The problem is: you want to use <toolset>msvc in requirements. You don't
want to "using msvc " because that would warn that msvc is not installed. So
you need a way to say the <toolset>msvc is OK.
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