[Buildbot-devel] API documentation

Marcus Lindblom macke at yar.nu
Thu Jul 30 17:58:26 UTC 2009

Dustin J. Mitchell wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 1:15 PM, Marcus Lindblom<macke at yar.nu> wrote:
>> Not sure. Dustin/Brian should know more about that (ping! ;). Since
>> we're running the metabuildbot on buildbot.net, building and publishing
>> API docs ought to be doable.
> We've looked into this a few times.  The problem is that epydoc
> installs require basically an entire desktop environment (X, LaTeX,
> and a whole bunch of other cruft that doesn't belong on a linode
> slice).  Also, the buildbot epydoc script requires epydoc 2, and only
> 3 is available.
> So if someone wants to take this on and get it working (I'm told there
> are other tools besides epydoc that can convert docstrings to html
> pages), let me know.
We could (should?) set up a build for that, which would mean we only 
need one (or a few) suitable build-slave(s).

Is there someone with a suitable system that has some spare cycles 
during the night?

Once I get my stationary computer up and running (again) I could work on 
getting something running there. It will be a windows machine though, 
but I've gotten epydoc running on one before. :)


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