Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] Regenerating the iterator docs
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-25 07:37:07
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Edward Diener
> Sent: 25 August 2015 12:02
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] Regenerating the iterator docs
> On 8/25/2015 4:42 AM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of
> >> Edward Diener
> >> Sent: 24 August 2015 19:53
> >> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> >> Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] Regenerating the iterator docs
> >>> On 08/24/2015 12:06 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> >>>> I have updated a very small portion of the iterator docs and now I
> >>>> need to regenerate the documentation. Evidently despite iterator
> >>>> having quickbook documentation the actual documentation presented
> >>>> to end-users is created from RST files, python scripts, and make files.
> >>>> But I do not see the process of regenerating the docs explained
> >>>> anywhere so I am wondering if anyone knows how to do it.
> > <snip>
> > As the Irishman said when asked the way "I wouldn't start from here!"
> > The long-term answer is to convert the information in RST format to
> > Doxygen-syntax comments in the actual code.
> > Then everything will be generated automatically using the Quickbook toolchain, including an
> We do have quickbook files for the documentation, which appears a duplicate of the RST docs in
> content. The jamfile for building the quickbook docs is a little sparse ( no pdf and no index )
but I can
> update that. The difference is that the build from RST files, which is what the end-user currently
> in the Boost distros, has a slightly more elaborate look-and-feel than what the quickbook docs
> generate. I am not up to duplicating that more elaborate look-and-feel but maybe others would like
> to do it if they feel it is needed.
I may find time to look at that - but not immediately.
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