Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] boost-root/doc/test needed
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-29 17:45:33
John Maddock wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> I've tried every suggestion that Daniel, Eric, or I could come up with
>> to fix the problem. No luck. Notice that I'm not describing the
>> problem in any detail; that's part of the difficulty. It isn't at all
>> what the problem is other than some of the documentation isn't being
>> The log file contains so many warnings and spurious error messages
>> that it isn't much help.
> I'm running the doc build now on XP, lets see what happens.
>> It would make troubleshooting doc build configuration *much* easier if
>> there was a root/doc/test directory with a little Jamfile that built a
>> very simple confidence test. As simple as possible, but exercising the
>> entire toolchain. The equivalent of "Hello, world".
>> If this could be given high priority, it would be very helpful.
> Do you mean a basic test that just exercises all the tools used? If so
> that might be possible.
Yes. A very basic test to make sure the toolchain is installed correctly
and any user configuration is also correct.
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