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From: Vesa Karvonen (vesa.karvonen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-01 07:11:13

From: "John Maddock" <John_Maddock_at_[hidden]>
> >It also breaks backwards-compatibility, which was previously considered
> >essential.
>How so-the scheme was designed to be completely transparent and backwards
>compatible for existing users: config.hpp will by default include the
>forwarding headers that then include the appropriate mini-config header.
>The option is to use the macros (or include paths if you prefer - that
>option is also still available)to short-circuit the forwarding headers,or
>to forward to your own custom config header. I accept that it may be less
>aesthetically pleasing though.

You are absolutely right! I missed that point while reading your message.
I obviously didn't read the last chapter carefully enough.

Now that I see your point more clearly (my previous independent macro
technique was different) I think that your proposed macro technique is a
good idea and definitely worth considering.

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