[PATCH] contrib: use sphinx-build from a venv

Jonathan Wakely jwakely.gcc@gmail.com
Tue Jul 26 12:01:44 GMT 2022


On Tue, 26 Jul 2022 at 12:56, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
>
> Hi -
>
> > > The gccadmin team can do this kind of thing without overseer/root
> > > privileges, or indeed so can any local shell-privileged user.
> >
> > Yeah, I said I didn't want to install it that way without overseer
> > approval, as pip won't keep the packages up to date the way dnf
> > installations do.
>
> Indeed, but that's your own preference/responsibility and does not
> affect the system, so no overseer oversight is necessary.

OK, I can install it for Martin then.

> > > (That said, rhel8 includes sphynx 1.7.6 - are you sure that's
> > > not satisfactory?)
> >
> > That's a different package (full text search engine), what's needed
> > here is python3-sphinx.
>
> # rpm -q python3-sphinx
> python3-sphinx-1.7.6-2.el8.noarch

Oh right, yes, sorry, I got confused after I looked into the packages
myself. The "other sphinx" is in EPEL 8 as sphinx-2.2.11-15.el8


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