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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH 15/16] gobject: Improve the structure of guestfs-sections.txt



On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 04:00:57PM +0100, Matthew Booth wrote:
> The generator doesn't make a very good job of guestfs-sections.txt. This change
> manually fixes its title, and moves various sections which shouldn't be in the
> documentation into a Private subsection.
> 
> This change requires removing the --rebuild-sections command line option from
> gtkdoc-scan. This means that any future apis will have to be manually added to
> guestfs-sections.txt if they are to appear in the gtk-doc output.

Sorry, but no.  I took a strong stance against *any* manually hackery
and over time that stance has proven to be a good one.  Imagine we'd
done this with other bindings -- that would by now have negated all
the good work we did with the generator.

Please explain why the generator cannot get this right, but a human can.
Is there some missing information we need in the generator?

Rich.

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