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Bug 360131 - Auto-generated URL anchors inconsistent between builds
Auto-generated URL anchors inconsistent between builds
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 349361
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: doxygen (Show other bugs)
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-10-31 09:08 EDT by Christopher Stone
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-31 16:20:15 EDT
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Description Christopher Stone 2007-10-31 09:08:35 EDT
When doxygen generates HTML from source code it will sometimes create HTML links
that use auto-generated anchors (e.g., a reference to a member of a class). 
These URLs look like so:

<a class="code" href="classCalVector.html#25802f00441ce192a82463fea4fdfa07">x</a>

I am not sure how the anchor part of the URLs are being generated, but they are
not consistent between builds.  This means that an i386 and x86_64 build of the
same documentation will differ only by the URL anchors that doxygen generates.

This causes a multi-arch conflict.  The documentation should be identical
between arches, but doxygen is causing conflicts because the anchors are
different each time the documentation is generated.

There has to be a way of generating URL anchors in doxygen such that it is
consistent between build times and/or arches.

Please investigate how these URL anchors are generated in doxygen so that we may
assess the feasibility of enhancing doxygen to generate consistent URLs.

Please see bug #340771 as a test case.
Comment 1 Linus Walleij 2007-10-31 16:20:15 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 349361 ***

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