From: Braden McDaniel (braden_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-02 12:51:49
On Mon, 2002-09-02 at 03:30, Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> > >Those are basically a simple unit test for the documentation. I am using
> > >them to make sure that docs works properly on different browsers. Do we
> > >have a way to prevent some files from being published in distribution?
> > .cvsignore maybe. See
> No. It should stay under control of cvs. What I meant to ask is whether
> there is a way to prevent those files from appearing in boost deliverables,
> IOW in archives you are creating? I realize that some people will use cvs to
> get the boost. But I would consider them as advanced users (or developers),
> so it would not hurt. BTW the Boost.Test MSVC projects are in the same bag.
> They are not only could be useful for MSVC users, but are used by me for
> Boost.Test development. I basically do not have other place to put them. I
> general <lib>/tools directory content usually always in the same position.
> It's not required by the "end" user, but used by developer.
This is easy with autotools. (Briefly, a file only gets included in the
dist if it is listed in the Makefile.am.) If/when there is an autotools
build of Boost, it may be useful to create the distribution with "make
dist" in order to take advantage of such features.
-- Braden McDaniel e-mail: <braden_at_[hidden]> <http://endoframe.com> Jabber: <braden_at_[hidden]>
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