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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] scripts/sphinx-pre-install: add minimum support for RHEL
    On Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:09:24 -0300
    Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> wrote:

    > RHEL 7.x and clone distros are shipped with Sphinx 1.1.x,
    > with is incompatible with Kernel ReST markups.
    > So, on those systems, the only alternative is to install
    > it via a Python virtual environment.
    > While seeking for "pip" on CentOS 7.3, I noticed that it
    > is not really needed, as python-virtualenv has its version
    > packaged there already. So, remove this from the list of
    > requirements for all distributions.
    > With regards to PDF, twe need at least texlive-tabulary
    > extension, but that is not shipped there (at least on
    > CentOS). So, disable PDF packages as a hole.
    > Please notice, however, that texlive + amsmath is needed for
    > ReST to properly handle ReST ".. math::" tags. Yet, Sphinx
    > fall back to display the LaTeX math expressions as-is, if
    > such extension is not available.
    > So, let's just disable all texlive packages as a hole.

    I've applied this, finally. Couldn't resist the temptation to fix "as a
    whole" while I was at it :)



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