From: Douglas Gregor (dgregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-19 07:56:17
On Mar 18, 2008, at 10:02 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> I've fixed dozens of the most obvious broken links in Boost.Test
> documentation, both trunk and release branch. There are still 20 or so
> broken links left.
> I find it pretty irritating when the release manager and other
> volunteers have to fix a library's broken links. This is something
> maintainers should check periodically, and fix themselves.
The release manager should *not* have to do such things. But, that's
exactly the kind of thing that tends to take much of the release
manager's time :(
> The Boost "inspect" tool can be run in any directory to find broken
> links and other problems in that directory and its sub-directories.
> makes it easy to check potential fixes without waiting for the full
> inspection report to cycle.
Here's a great little project for someone with a little free time:
integrate the "inspect" tool into the regression-testing
infrastructure, so that any problems found by the inspect program
show up as regressions against the library. Each library would have
an implicit "inspect" test inspecting that library's sources,
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