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Subject: Re: [boost] [inspect] Changes to Inspection Report
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-18 12:37:22

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:25 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Henrik Sundberg wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 6:02 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> The latest run of the trunk inspection report is up at
>>> Comments?
>> If you want it to be easy to grep for filesystem or for use in Emacs,
>> I think you should prefix every line with the file name, I.e.:
>> libs/filesystem/doc/faq.htm: *LINK* unknown bookmark: #global
>> libs/filesystem/doc/i18n.html: *LINK* unknown bookmark: #Footnote
>> libs/filesystem/doc/i18n.html: *LINK* unknown bookmark: #status
>> libs/filesystem/test/deprecated_test.cpp:21: *APPLE-MACROS* violation
>> of Boost apple-macro guidelines
>> Syntax:
>> file[:<line>[:<column>]]: <error text>
> We used to do that, once upon a long time. But it made the output so long
> that we could not post it as email, browsers would time out downloading and
> displaying it, and browsers would crash trying to generate the display page
> for it. We don't email it any more so that's no an issue, but the others
> might still be.

I think those are still reasonable concerns. Also, since the summary
section contains a link to the problems for a particular library, I'm
not as worried about grep-ability as I would be if the output were


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