Commit 66e300f7 authored by Michal Nowikowski's avatar Michal Nowikowski

improved building docs on some systems

- improved handling sphinx in
- adjusted hammer with new deps for docs
- updated docs about new deps for docs
parent 251b3c38
......@@ -1438,9 +1438,19 @@ AC_ARG_ENABLE(generate_docs, [AC_HELP_STRING([--enable-generate-docs],
[regenerate documentation using Sphinx [default=no]])],
enable_generate_docs=$enableval, enable_generate_docs=no)
AC_HELP_STRING([--with-sphinx=PATH], [path to sphinx-build tool]),
if test "x$enable_generate_docs" != xno ; then
# Check for sphinx-build
AC_PATH_PROG([SPHINXBUILD], [sphinx-build])
if test -z "$sphinx_path"; then
AC_PATH_PROGS([SPHINXBUILD], [sphinx-build sphinx-build-3])
if test -z "$SPHINXBUILD"; then
AC_MSG_ERROR([sphinx-build not found; it is required for --enable-generate-docs, please see for details])
......@@ -112,9 +112,9 @@ the system:
- googletest (version 1.8 or later) is required when using the --with-gtest
configuration option to build the unit tests.
- The documentation generation tools elinks, docbook-xsl, libxslt, and
Doxygen, if using the --enable-generate-docs configuration option to
create the documentation.
- The documentation generation tools `Sphinx <>`_,
texlive with its extensions and Doxygen, if using the --enable-generate-docs
configuration option to create the documentation.
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system-specific installation tips.
......@@ -1021,7 +1021,9 @@ def prepare_system_local(features, check_times):
packages.extend(['rpm-build', 'python2-devel', 'python3-devel'])
if 'docs' in features:
packages.extend(['libxslt', 'elinks', 'docbook-style-xsl'])
packages.extend(['python3-sphinx', 'texlive', 'texlive-fncychap', 'texlive-tabulary',
'texlive-framed', 'texlive-wrapfig', 'texlive-upquote',
'texlive-capt-of', 'texlive-needspace', 'latexmk'])
if 'mysql' in features:
execute('sudo dnf remove -y community-mysql-devel || true')
......@@ -1187,7 +1189,9 @@ def prepare_system_local(features, check_times):
if 'docs' in features:
packages.extend(['dblatex', 'xsltproc', 'elinks', 'docbook-xsl'])
packages.extend(['python3-sphinx', 'python3-sphinx-rtd-theme', 'latexmk'])
if revision == '9':
if 'native-pkg' in features:
packages.extend(['build-essential', 'fakeroot', 'devscripts'])
......@@ -1223,7 +1227,7 @@ def prepare_system_local(features, check_times):
packages = ['autoconf', 'automake', 'libtool', 'openssl', 'log4cplus', 'boost-libs']
if 'docs' in features:
packages.extend(['libxslt', 'elinks', 'docbook-xsl'])
packages.extend(['py36-sphinx', 'py36-sphinx_rtd_theme'])
if 'unittest' in features:
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