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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Feature request: BOOST_OVERRIDE
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-12 12:26:10

>> I think it will be a nice feature to add BOOST_OVERRIDE to Boost.Config
>>> in a manner similar to BOOST_CONSTEXPR. It's a nice keyword and it would
>>> be nice if people could make use of it when it's available.
>> +1, it would be nice for projects which are built with different
>> compilers
>> (pre/post C++11).
> I'd like to have a BOOST_FINAL macro too. Compiler may apply additional
> optimizations if it knows that class or method is final (for example it
> can
> inline method calls and do not use vtable for that method).

Would someone like to create some patches for these - we need two new


plus tests and docs, and then the BOOST_FINAL/BOOST_OVERRIDE macros become
trivial. The process for adding new macros is documented here:

Thanks! John.

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