[PATCH] contrib: use sphinx-build from a venv
Tue Jul 26 11:54:52 GMT 2022
On Tue, 26 Jul 2022 at 12:45, Frank Ch. Eigler <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi -
> > CCing overseers and Frank.
> > Can you please help me with that?
> > > Can please a maintainer install the package from pip?
> > > Something like:
> > > virtualenv /home/gcc/venv && /home/gcc/venv/bin/pip install Sphinx
> > > or a similar location?
> The gccadmin team can do this kind of thing without overseer/root
> privileges, or indeed so can any local shell-privileged user.
Yeah, I said I didn't want to install it that way without overseer
approval, as pip won't keep the packages up to date the way dnf
> (That said, rhel8 includes sphynx 1.7.6 - are you sure that's
> not satisfactory?)
That's a different package (full text search engine), what's needed
here is python3-sphinx.
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