Automating Sphinx generated documentation

Peter Otten __peter__ at
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"

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

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