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Subject: Re: [boost] [inspect] Tag a directory to be ignored?
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-03 11:37:10

On 1/2/2011 9:00 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> At Sun, 2 Jan 2011 19:58:50 -0500,
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> The Boost inspection tool that generates the inspection reports has a
>> hardwired list of directories not to recurse into. "CVS", ".svn",
>> ".git", etc. While those particular cases make sense, some of the
>> hardwired names are so specialized ("doc/xml",
>> "tools/build/v2/engine", etc.) that a better approach might be to tag
>> directories as not to be inspected. That way the inspect.cpp code
>> wouldn't have to be changed to accommodate yet another directory to be
>> avoided.
>> One simple way to do this would be for inspect.cpp to ignore any
>> directories with some special file. For example, "no_boost_inspect".
>> Comments?

Makes sense to me.

> Seems like there's a lot of overlap between the files that shouldn't
> be checked into revision control and the files that shouldn't be
> checked by inspect.

What makes you say that? It is the case for neither "doc/xml" nor

Eric Niebler
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