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Subject: Re: [boost] How to handle generated html files with modular-boost and GIT?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-26 12:36:26

> I've started to proof-read Vladimir Batov's Boost.Convert library and correct a
> (very few) typos etc.
> I've had some troublesome experience with building docs with Boost.Math and this
> is similar (but much smaller).
> Can experienced GIT users suggest how better to handle the problem of generated
> files in the /html folder.
> I've provided below a log of what I've done after a single edit to a Quickbook
> file.
> As you will see, there are *new* files (with randomized filenames)
> html/boost/convert_id274115.html
> html/boost/convert_id274279.html
> html/boost/convert_id277698.html
> html/boost/convert_id277857.html

> Suggestions on how better to manage this?

Those "random" filenames are generated when the section has no name, ie:

[section Some Title]

Rather than:

[section:filename Some Title]

The latter is to be preferred for all sorts of reasons - stable URL's in
the online docs being just one.


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