[Mono-list] Re: [Mono-hackers-list] Re: Patch for mcs

Atsushi Eno atsushi@ximian.com
Fri, 05 Nov 2004 00:08:42 +0900


>    Ok. Agree to it. But can I assume that you'd be doing this in
> cs-tokenizer.cs? If so, don't worry... I'll take care of it for my
> needs. :-)

Yes. Am not sure how you can take care of those C# specific doc
comments though (unless you rule all kind of the documentation way).

>>Please clarify; do you actually have working functionality? If not,
>>why do you need to commit your changes to CVS before you finish
>>the actual document generation functionality?
>    Ok... the status right now is that my tool cannot generate comments
> as of now. It can read comments (by patching cs-parser.jay,
> cs-tokenizer.cs, decl.cs etc), understand some of them but cannot
> generate HTML files right now.
>    Two parts to it: One the changes needed in mcs to expose
> raw-comments. Second, generating documentation (HTML, chm or blah).
> The changes that I made to mcs belonged to mcs-1.1 (.Net 1.1) and now
> C# language itself has changed a lot with partial classes etc.
>    It gave me a tough time patching new mcs-2.0 for my mcsdoc.
> Tomorrow, I may have another mcs-3.0 and all that pain. So, I just
> needed raw doc/comments.

Ok, thanks I understood the development situation. I still cannot
understand why your patch must be checked in right now.

Atsushi Eno