[Bro-Dev] Doc generation tests fail

Robin Sommer robin at icir.org
Thu Apr 21 10:39:03 PDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 12:12 -0500, you wrote:

> Not sure how I can get it to be 100% sure a given parse error is
> because of doc markup, but I can easily add a hint to the message when
> in doc mode to remember to check ## style comments for syntax errors.

That sounds good enough.

> I think maybe this can be covered by a build test on NMI that checks
> `make doc` doesn't have any error.

Ack, except that I'd also like to see that when running tests locally
already. Can we write a btest that does just the relevant subpart of
"make doc"? (e.g., doesn't need Sphinx). 

> something better (but I'm not sure where to start looking to fix the
> general problem).

Would it make sense to provide our own fully predictable (and simple)
RNG implementation (stolen from somewhere) that kicks in only when a
seed is explicitly set?


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