[docs] [issue33543] `make html` broken
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Ned Deily <nad at python.org> added the comment:
> Shouldn’t the html target depend on venv then?
Back when we added support for blurb, I tried to make it such that "make html" could easily use already installed versions of sphinx-build and blurb and not require a venv. I had a particular use case for that. But if someone wants to modify the Docs Makefile to require using the venv recipe, I wouldn't object too strongly. Another approach, I guess, would be to check that the python-docs-theme is available to sphinx-build and give a better message: not sure how best to do that in the current Makefile.
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