Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] standard for locating appropriate header file to include from doc page?
From: Jonathan Graehl (graehl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-25 20:46:02
On 5/25/12 12:40 PM, Daniel James wrote:
> On 25 May 2012 19:25, Jonathan Graehl<graehl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> A documentation URL like
>> means I should include<boost/ptr_container/ptr_array.hpp>, right? Or is
>> there no such convention? The actual documentation text has always lacked
>> any easily discoverable mention of the relevant header to include (and less
>> frequently needed - the library name for the linker).
> No, there's no such convention. Reference documentation generated
> using boostbook will include the header,
> http://www.boost.org/doc/html/boost/array.html is an example of that.
> For other libraries the documentation is their maintainers'
> Boost-docs mailing list
Thanks. It turns out that in practice it's pretty easy to find boost
headers using one of the emacs find-file helpers (or 'ack') and a boost
headers dir, but this is something that's always puzzled me over the years.
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