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Subject: Re: [boost] [Config] Announce: New Build time configuration feature
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-05 15:58:52

On Thursday 05 June 2014 23:51:50 you wrote:
> On Thursday 05 June 2014 19:01:32 John Maddock wrote:
> > In develop only is a new feature to make configuring targets at build
> > time easier, from the docs:
> [snip]
> > Let me know what you think, and enjoy :-)
> Looks great, thanks for implementing this. A couple of questions:
> - Is it possible to use it to conditionally compile parts of the libraries?
> My gut feeling tells me that it should...
> - Is it possible to add other checks, not covered by Boost.Config? Either by
> adding such checks in the library scope or by some other means?
> I'm asking because I have conditionally compiled parts in Boost.Log that
> depend on whether the compiler supports SSE/AVX and message compiler. I also
> have to compile tests to detect that, and I'd be glad to simplify it
> somehow.

BTW, there are also a few similar test in Boost.Context to detect target
architecture. I shamelessly hijacked those test in Boost.Log.

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