Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] [Boost-build] Ticket #2232: Documentation build needs to detectmissing prerequisites
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-20 17:35:20
John Maddock wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> Well, on the other hand, the dependency on tetex is fairly nasty;
>>> personally, I would not even dare to try installing tetex on
>>> windows. Did you discuss this extra requirement on the mailing list?
>> I posted a message about it to the boost-docs list when I introduced
>> the dependency and nobody objected. And I tested the doc build with
>> the MiKTeX distribution on windows.
> Um, a quick point of pedantry: the only message I found was
> http://lists.boost.org/MailArchives/boost-docs/2008/01/3433.php which
> describes how it's possible to use latex for formulae, but with no
> mention that the main doc build was going to be dependent on this?
> But whatever, it's there now,
FWIW, that was also the message where I first pointed out that nobody
was testing the doc build anymore. Nobody ever responded. <sigh>
-- Eric Niebler BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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