Re: [Boost-docs] boost-root/doc/test needed

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] boost-root/doc/test needed
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-29 20:54:05

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>> Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> There is a simple test case attached to
>>> It is about the most
>>> trivial use of BoostBook, QuickBook and Doxygen imaginable. With this
>>> little test, I can reproduce Beman's problem (or some problem) with
>>> the Windows tool chain. Oddly, it works under cygwin.
>>> Looks like Doxygen is correctly emitting XML, but that our
>>> collect.xsl transform is failing to do anything meaningful with it.
>>> I'm looking into it.
>> It looks like the windows version of xsltproc is not recognizing the
>> windows paths to external xml files. <sigh> The good news is that the
>> external files we're referring to are always in the same directory as
>> the xml file we're currently processing, so we can do away with the
>> absolute path and use a relative path instead.
>> Beman, can you apply this patch to your
>> tools/boostbook/xsl/doxygen/collect.xsl and see if it fixes your
>> problem? I've tested this with my windows and cygwin toolchains. If
>> someone could test on Linux, that'd be groovy.
> OK, it ran to completion. Took 40 minutes or so.
> Much more stuff was built, and there were no strange error dialogs or
> bjam crashes this time. Comparing xpressive/reference.html to the one
> built by Daniel, it seems pretty much the same except for some ID
> numbers that are part of html file names.
> accumulators/reference.html still isn't right, but that may be because I
> should have cleared out more stuff from prior attempts. I'll do that and
> try again.

Ha! bjam for accumulators docs doesn't appear to work right with the
doxygen distribution from It seems to require cygwin doxygen.


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