[Doc-SIG] sphinx bug
ondrej at certik.cz
Sun Mar 23 21:07:02 CET 2008
> > Anyway, the project is great. We moved the docs in ipython to it and
> > we are going to move sympy docs as well.
> That's great news! If you need anything, let me know.
Now I am figuring out how to use templates so that the search box is
available on all pages.
> > We found a bug though. If python-pygments isn't installed, sphinx
> > doesn't say anything, "make latex" hapilly generate a latex file, but
> > this latex file fails to compile:
> > ! Undefined control sequence.
> > <argument> In \lb
> > 1\rb : from ipython1.kernel import client
> > l.1205 ...rb: from ipython1.kernel import client
> > That's because the latex file is missing some definitions, like \lb,
> > that only get included when python-pygments is installed.
> > Do you think the file sphinx/highlighting.py line 30 could be fixed to
> > emit a large warning message, that the latex output will be broken
> > (possibly with an explanation of the problem)? That way one can easily
> > spot it and fix it.
> It's even easier to fix the markup so that it will work regardless of
> Pygments installed or not.
You mean in rst? I think we are using just regular ::
> > Actually it took my 45 minutes of debugging with winpdb to figure out
> > what's wrong, because I had one computer where it worked and another
> > where it didn't. I compared all Debian latex packages on both, but it
> > didn't occur to me the problem could by in missing pygments. But I am
> > glad I figured this out. :)
> Thanks for the report! It's fixed in SVN trunk now (r61806).
Thanks for the fix!
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