Re: [Boost-docs] Doc build failure on release branch

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Doc build failure on release branch
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-09 02:01:09

Daniel James wrote:
> 2008/10/8 Daniel James <daniel_james_at_[hidden]>:
>> That's caused by this bug, which has been around for a while:
>> A quick fix might be to change the subversion properties for all
>> quickbook files so that they always use unix newlines. But it'd be
>> better to fix quickbook, especially as this might be a spirit bug.
>> I'll have a look at this tonight, but I can't promise much since I
>> know very little about spirit.
> I've looked into it, and boost::spirit::position_iterator's handling
> of newlines is pretty screwy but this probably isn't an appropriate
> time or place to fix it so I think the best solution for now is to
> convert the newlines before parsing. I've attached a largely untested
> patch to do that, I'll try building the documentation with it and
> commit it later. Of course, it hides deeper problems, so I'll try to
> make a stab at dealing with them later.

Thanks for looking into this, Daniel. It has been bugging me for some
time now. I think it's a bug that should be fixed.


Joel de Guzman

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