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

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Doc build failure on release branch
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-10 08:59:05

Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>> 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:-)

Me too, I gave up building under cygwin precisely for this reason: even if
bjam executes successfully the generated docs often have spurious content
scattered through them as a result of the \r\n issue. Same if you build on
Linux from a Windows tree :-(


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