[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Sphinx 1.3 in Debian experimental

I dont have a patch for sphinx to fix that, but what I say is that
patching 59 packages to remove |today| instead of changing sphinx
/somehow/ is a waste of resources.

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 3:26 PM, Dmitry Shachnev <mitya57@debian.org> wrote:
> Hi Sandro,
> On Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:11:00 -0400, Sandro Tosi wrote:
>> well that requires to carry the patch in all the packages using
>> |today| instead of adapt sphinx to what Debian wants to achieve
>> (reproducible build) in the place that makes more sense: the tool
>> generating the doc. YMMV tho
> According to codesearch, only 59 packages out of 608 using Sphinx have
> |today| somewhere in their .rst files [1]. And I believe most of those 59
> already have bugs filed for them.
> |today| is for Sphinx the same as __DATE__ is for a C compiler. You do not
> suggest to patch gcc to remove support for __DATE__, do you?
> Anyway, if you provide a suggestion for how to fix this on Sphinx side
> (not *so* hackish as parsing d/changelog), I will look at it.
> --
> Dmitry Shachnev

Sandro Tosi (aka morph, morpheus, matrixhasu)
My website: http://matrixhasu.altervista.org/
Me at Debian: http://wiki.debian.org/SandroTosi

Reply to: