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Subject: Re: [boost] [range] Should html docs be checked in?
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-28 13:23:35

> From Daniel's reply and my very elementary understanding of Boost's build > process, I think it's only necessary to revision the quickbook files, and > that all files generated from the latter need not be revisioned. <MyTake> > Generally, I don't think it's a good idea to revision auto-generated > files, since minor differences in the generator version may result in > harmless but extraneous deltas between the generated files that were > revisioned in the repo by doc-generator-v1.0 and the ones generated by > someone else like me who generated the same files using a newer (or > slightly older) doc-generator-v1.1. This can get really cumbersome because > a revision diff (i.e., git diff) will display all the harmless > auto-generated diffs in addition to the real ones. </MyTake> Agreed. There is a ticket tracking this work, by the way [1]. Regards, Nate [1]

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