Subject: Re: [boost] [release] 1.69.0 deadline for new libraries approaching
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-23 16:58:38
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Robert Ramey via Boost
> Sent: 23 October 2018 15:54
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Cc: Robert Ramey
> Subject: Re: [boost] [release] 1.69.0 deadline for new libraries approaching
> On 10/22/18 9:46 PM, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> > 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.
> Here is the the script I use to build html documentation for the safe
> numerics library:
> if test x = x$BOOST_ROOT
> echo BOOST_ROOT not set
> exit 1
> xsltproc --nonet --xinclude bb2db.xsl safe_numerics.xml | xsltproc
> --nonet db2html.xsl -
> cp pre-boost.jpg ../html
> cp pre-boost.jpg ../html/eliminate_runtime_penalty
> cp pre-boost.jpg ../html/promotion_policies
> cp pre-boost.jpg ../html/tutorial
> cp StepperMotor.gif ../html/
> cp stepper_profile.png ../html/
> cp $BOOST_ROOT/doc/src/boostbook.css ../html
> cp -R $BOOST_ROOT/doc/html/images ../html
> If you want to use it feel free.
> Note that it transforms boostbook => html. How your boostbook file(s)
> are created is not addressed here. if you want to include quickbook in
> the pipeline or use something like it windows, You'll just have to alter
> the script to taste. Sorry I can't do this for you.
> Note that it's actual function is to cut B2 out of the mix. This makes
> things much, much simpler.
My script to build math docs is
or >b2 pdf
PS But thanks for all those who did the work that went into the jamfile :-)
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