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Subject: Re: [boost] [type_erasure] link to any_cast reference section
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-18 21:11:38


On 07/15/2017 05:41 AM, Joaquin M López Muñoz via Boost wrote:
> Unlike most classes/functions in Boost.TypeErasure, the following
> does not go to the reference for boost::type_erasure::any_cast, the
> proper link being
> Problem is this seemingly autogenerated file name is unstable. For
> instance, for Boost 1.63 the
> link was
> <snip>
> which makes it impossible to refer to this section of Boost.TypeErasure
> documentation from other
> pages. Maybe this can be fixed?

  This is really annoying. It looks like the reason this
happens is that BoostBook sees both boost::any_cast and
boost::type_erasure::any_cast and decides that it needs
to mangle them because they have the same name. (The
test isn't smart enough to realize that they're in
different namespaces)

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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