Automating Sphinx generated documentation

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Fri Sep 18 08:56:40 CEST 2015


David Aldrich wrote:

> I have setup Sphinx for my Python project. We keep all our code and
> documentation in Subversion. So, following changes to the Python code, I
> need to regenerate and commit the Sphinx generated documentation.
> 
> I just wondered how people manage this.  I'm thinking of using Jenkins (a
> continuous integration tool) to check for changes, regenerate the docs and
> check them in.
> 
> Any suggestions please?

VCS typically have a few hooks to trigger scripts. I found

"Making the Most of Commit Hooks with Subversion"
http://www.linux-mag.com/id/7151/

Maybe you can use one of these to trigger a rebuilt of the  docs.



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