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Subject: Re: [boost] [release] 1.69.0 deadline for new libraries approaching
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-23 04:46:46

On 10/23/2018 12:33 AM, Robert Ramey via Boost wrote:
> On 10/22/18 8:02 PM, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
>> 5. Building a library's documentation with CMake. Quite a number of
>> libraries currently use the Quickbook -> Boostbook -> html/pdf cycle
>> with built-in support by Boost Build for this with a jamfile.
> Maybe - but personally I just build my docs pdf and html with a simple
> shell script - it's about 5 lines long - easy as pie.

1) Shell scripts are different for Windows, Linux, and Mac OSs.
2) Please provide your "simple" shell script for any OS, much less all
of them, that encapsulates the quickbook -> boostbook -> html/pdf
process in jam files.

Try to understand that even if you do not use the quickbook -> boostbook
-> html/pdf build process a great number of libraries do use it, for
good reason, and those libraries are not going to re-invent the wheel
just because you have an alternate method for creating documentation.

> Robert Ramey

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