Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Thread documentation
From: Matias Capeletto (matias.capeletto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-13 23:10:22
On Nov 13, 2007 7:08 PM, Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> John Maddock wrote:
> > Anthony Williams wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> Having recently updated the boost thread library, I need to update the
> >> documentation. Currently, it's all in boostbook, but I think I'd
> >> rather edit it in QuickBook. In either case, I need to know how to
> >> build the docs.
> >> Is there a "getting started" guide that can help me learn how to
> >> build the docs on Windows (or Linux, though I tend to run that less
> >> often), and how to convert them to quickbook?
> > There's a stylesheet that allows Boostbook generated HTML to be viewed as
> > quickbook source, see
> > http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/QuickbookSourceStylesheetProject, so
> > it's then just a cut and paste job to convert the Boostbook to quickbook
> > (which IMO is a whole lot easier to edit and maintain).
> > As for setup, then see
> > http://svn.boost.org/svn/boost/trunk/tools/quickbook/doc/html/quickbook/install/windows.html
> > which should be enough to get you producing html docs. The "avoiding
> > quickbook rebuilds" part is highly recomended, but somewhat out of date: do
> > a "bjam release stage" in tools/quickbook and then point bjam's
> > user-config.jam to the exe in boost-root/dist/bin/.
> > PDF generation is a whole other ball game unfortunately :-( Shout if you
> > need help setting up for that. See also for example
> > libs/regex/doc/Jamfile.v2 for examples of some of the xslt-options you may
> > be interested in.
> Hey, this should be in the quickbook docs. Ok if I add it?
I think it is a good idea :)
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