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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-18 10:01:08

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> Would it be useful to also support wildcard syntax, like -<define>*,
>> to enable removing free features as well?
> I don't know. We've seen cases where removing a specific requirements is
> needed, but haven't (yet) where such global removal is needed.
> If somebody needed this in past, speak out!

I think that would be a bad idea. There's a reason some features are
propagated in this way, and it's not too much to ask the user who
wants to live dangerously to explicitly disable each one. You can


or even better yet and more appropriately,


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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