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Subject: Re: [boost] [BoostBook] how to automatically test code examples?
From: Hans Dembinski (hans.dembinski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-19 10:03:21

Dear Daniel,

> On 19. Oct 2017, at 11:43, Daniel James via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I didn't get any reply so far… was my question stupid? Or is it simply that no one knows? Is the author of BoostBook, Douglas Gregor, not around anymore?
> Sorry, I was looking into this but a power cut got in the way. It
> looks like the xsl script at tools/boostbook/xsl/testing/Jamfile.xsl
> will generate a jamfile and test cases from tests marked up in xml,
> and you can find the xml schema details in the boostbook reference
> documentation. There doesn't seem to be any support for running this
> from boost build though.

thank you for looking into this :) I am still confused how to use this, though. I guess I will stick to my poor-mans cmake/python-based solution for now.

Best regards,

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