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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] trunk breakage
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-07 13:25:02

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Actually what I would like to do is the following:
> a) do an SVN update of my BoostRelease directory. This is what
> I do now. Works great. So I have on my machine the whole
> "next release"
> b) Then I want to be able to invoke something like
> bjam " build documentation" from the BoostRelease directory.
> I think I can do this and in fact I think I have done this -
> I just forgot the procedure.

You are supposed to only need to:

cd <boost-root>/doc

But this is assuming you have set up all the dependent tools you need to
build DocBook docs.

> This would give me the following:
> a) The documentation on my local system for the
> "next release"
> b) the build process should much simpler and more
> up to date then downloading a whole new zip. The
> build would only have to build those components which
> have changed.
> c) I could choose which kind of documentation I wanted
> html or pdf or (maybe someday) windows help file

Building PDF docs is complicated by needing to have a specific PDF
generator software which is commercial, IIRC. I heven't tried building
PDF so someone else will have to answer as to how to do it.

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