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Subject: Re: [boost] Inspect Report
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-07 11:39:31

On 6 December 2012 23:52, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 12/6/2012 1:19 PM, Daniel James wrote:
>> On 6 December 2012 18:35, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> For the accumulators library, the xml files its complaining about are
>>> generated as part of the doc build. Is there some way to get inspect to
>>> ignore them?
>> Create a snapshot and run inspect over that. The script should be
>> somewhere in tools/release.
> ??? Either you're confused or I am. How would creating a snapshot over
> here keep the inspect report from reporting problems over there ... or
> for anybody else who runs it in the future?

It won't, but that doesn't really matter.

You don't want errors for the files because they're not included in a
release. The only reliable way to tell that they aren't included in
the release is to run the release scripts. We don't want to set
inspect to ignore these files because if they were accidentally
included in a release, inspect should complain. The ideal solution
would be to change the build so that these files were placed somewhere
under bin.v2, but that might not be realistic.

On the other hand, there are a few false positives that no one cares
about. Including you, since if you did, you would have noticed them
years ago.

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