[issue10507] Check well-formedness of reST markup within "make patchcheck"

Dave Malcolm report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 22 17:29:31 CET 2010


New submission from Dave Malcolm <dmalcolm at redhat.com>:

Misc/NEWS needs to be valid reST.

Issue 10450 identified an issue where it wasn't.

"make patchcheck" potentially could check the markup of that file, and, potentially all the other places in the source tree that are supposed to be valid reST (all of the .rst files in the source tree, especially those below Doc).

I don't know what the best way of doing this is, without pulling in a lot of dependencies.  (Perhaps we could look for rst2html on $PATH, and use it if it's present?).

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components: Demos and Tools
messages: 122142
nosy: dmalcolm
priority: normal
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: Check well-formedness of reST markup within "make patchcheck"
type: feature request
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1, Python 3.2, Python 3.3

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