[mapserver-dev] Upgrading Sphinx/Docs to 1.3.1

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Tue May 5 14:39:57 PDT 2015

The command required to upgrade Sphinx is:

   easy_install Sphinx==1.3.1



On 2015-05-05 6:25 PM, Jeff McKenna wrote:
> Hi devs,
> I notice that our Sphinx installation version (the software that we use
> to convert from restructured text to html files automagically) on
> mapserver.org is a deprecated 1.1.3 . As noted in our Documentation
> Guide[1], our docs process (including the translations) requires a
> minimum Sphinx version of 1.2b3
> I'm not running Sphinx 1.3.1 locally.
> But now how to upgrade the mapserver.org hosted docs to the Sphinx 1.3.1
> release, is the challenge.
> I have logged into the ProjectsVM and upgraded Sphinx on that machine to
> 1.3.1 (through the 'easy_install' command)  But I haven't seen any
> changes to mapserver.org (you can see the Sphinx version listed at the
> bottom of every page).
> So, question:
> Can someone assist me to upgrade Sphinx 1.3.1 on mapserver.org ?  I
> don't need much of your time, only a few notes on how to upgrade and
> then I can run the commands on the server (I will also update the
> Documentation Guide with these steps, so people like myself can remember
> ha!).
> Thanks!
> -jeff
> [1]
> http://www.mapserver.org/development/documentation.html#installing-and-using-sphinx-for-rst-html-generation

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