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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] default values for free and optional features
From: Juergen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-28 05:06:41

Hi Volodya !

On Saturday 27 December 2008, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Precisely, I cannot think of any reason one might want optional
> feature to have a default value,

I tried to do

feature.set-default address-model : 32 ;

in order to get some sensible platform defaults enabled, but

> and attempt to do so suggests either
> misunderstanding or accidental use of meaningless attributes
> combination.

from the previous discussion about "address-model" I now know that the
above is true (at least partially) and in this particular case just a
missing feature (sensible platform defaults)

> I think the patch is fine, thanks!

Well, it broke my builds :-)) But no, I still hope for some "address-
model"-like feature with sensible defaults.



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