[pytest-dev] pytest docs on readthedocs?

Ronny Pfannschmidt opensource at ronnypfannschmidt.de
Sat Jan 23 06:04:56 EST 2016

Hi Bruno,

i'm +1 on putting it on that infrastructure
in particular the recent unintended infrastructure issues have put some
emphasis on solving infrastructure differently,
and my understanding is, that readthedocs does not have those issues at
a fundamental level

Am 22.01.2016 um 21:30 schrieb Bruno Oliveira:
> Hi everyone,
> Currently one of the steps involved in the release process is manually
> generating the documentation and uploading to pytest.org
> <http://pytest.org> (using rsync).
> I was wondering if we should move pytest docs over to readthedocs.org
> <http://readthedocs.org>? It automatically builds and hosts the
> documentation based on tags or branches, so it would simplify the
> release build process a bit, plus it automatically hosts multiple
> versions of the documentation (would be nice to see how the docs for
> 2.9 in the features branch look like, for instance).
> Readthedocs even supports using canonical urls[1] so users would still
> access the documentation through pytest.org <http://pytest.org>.
> Also, pytest.readthedocs.org <http://pytest.readthedocs.org> already
> exists and hosts documentation for the 2.7.0 release. Ronny cleverly
> noticed that that release probably was the last release before moving
> to GitHub, otherwise it would be still serving up-to-date
> documentation as the project on readthedocs is still configured to
> clone the bitbucket repository.
> Holger, you are the owner[2] of pytest.readthedocs.org
> <http://pytest.readthedocs.org>, do you remember if there was a reason
> to not fully move documentation hosting over there?
> What others think of this idea?
> [1] https://docs.readthedocs.org/en/latest/canonical.html
> [2] https://readthedocs.org/projects/pytest/
> Cheers,
> Bruno.
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