[ovs-dev] [PATCH] build: Only re-gen HTML docs when needed.

Russell Bryant russell at ovn.org
Mon Mar 20 15:49:31 UTC 2017


On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 4:58 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:57:20PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 01:01:32PM -0400, Russell Bryant wrote:
>> > When sphinx-build is installed, the docs were being re-generated during
>> > every invocation of "make".  This patch sets up dependencies such that
>> > sphinx-build will only be executed if one of the documentation files has
>> > changed.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Russell Bryant <russell at ovn.org>
>>
>> I'd actually prefer to use a file with a regular name rather than a
>> dotfile (".htmldocs").  First, it's easier to spot a regular file when
>> I'm trying to figure out why something isn't rebuilding.  Second, we
>> have precedent with manpage-check and flake8-check.
>>
>> Acked-by: Ben Pfaff <blp at ovn.org>
>
> Oh, and we should probably add the new target (under whatever name) to
> CLEANFILES.

Thanks!  I made the requested changes and applied this to master.

-- 
Russell Bryant


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