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

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Doc build failure on release branch
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-09 14:31:34

Joel de Guzman wrote:
> 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.

I agree. I'm all in favor of anything that makes doc building more robust:-)


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