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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.38] Beta release of PDF documentation (and some helpneeded).
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-09 06:00:23

Stuart Dootson wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 10:49 AM, John Maddock <john_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>> SVN commit 51104 to trunk provides the basic support for building all the
>>>> Boost libraries that can be as PDF's:
>>> Nice - I've always liked PDF docs. One question, John - is there any
>>> intent to (at some point) somehow collate the individual PDFs into a
>>> single, 'Boost documentation' PDF document - or is that something
>>> that's trivially easy for the end-user to do once they have the
>>> individual files?
>> That would be one very big PDF ;-)
>> Seriously though the DocBook XSL stylesheets don't scale well to very large
>> documents - and if one library's XML has a SNAFU then nothing builds :-(
> Out of interest - how is it that the stylesheets don't scale well? I
> would have thought they would stay the same no matter how large the
> document was?

But the time it takes to process input files depends on input document,
and tends to be large.

- Volodya

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