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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-06 21:28:29

[2002-08-06] Beman Dawes wrote:

>At 10:50 AM 8/6/2002, Douglas Gregor wrote:
> >On Monday 05 August 2002 09:03 pm, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >> I wouldn't mind turning it over to someone else to maintain the code
> >> run the table generation. They could be the Boost Dependency Wizard:-)
> >> Although I'm not sure that is the sort of thing you want to let your
> >mother
> >> know you're involved with.
> >
> >This is the type of thing that cron is meant for.
>Ha Ha! If life were only that simple!
> > Where's the code that generates hdr_depend.html?
>You don't want to see it. A Windows .bat script, which identifies the
>headers to be scanned explicitly by name, calls another .bat script which
>calls a C++ program which outputs a text file. A Python program reads the
>text file, and generates the HTML.
>It was just hacked together to see if the results were interesting, and was
>never meant to be maintained.
>With the Filesystem Library, it would be easy to replace the whole pile of
>junk with a single C++ program.

Just took a look at the generated file... It seems that writting a Jam
script to do the same would be possible (and relatively easy/short). After
all header scanning is built in.

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