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authorMauro Carvalho Chehab <>2017-07-16 19:08:06 -0300
committerJonathan Corbet <>2017-08-24 13:18:30 -0600
commit92a037f01ab3e7b8e5b0533faf42d4bbfce04e98 (patch)
treee0667f9f8b09179d3a9eebdbb3611ab572e67543 /Documentation/Makefile
parentadf31eebd75e9e7c2eda222695637398b3872a68 (diff)
doc: Makefile: if sphinx is not found, run a check script
Right now, if the building system doesn't find Sphinx, it bails out, without providing any instructions about what should be done. Instead, run a script, providing some guidance about the steps needed for Sphinx build to work. Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <> Signed-off-by: Jonathan Corbet <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/Makefile b/Documentation/Makefile
index d75c00e3aadb..85f7856f0092 100644
--- a/Documentation/Makefile
+++ b/Documentation/Makefile
@@ -22,6 +22,8 @@ ifeq ($(HAVE_SPHINX),0)
$(warning The '$(SPHINXBUILD)' command was not found. Make sure you have Sphinx installed and in PATH, or set the SPHINXBUILD make variable to point to the full path of the '$(SPHINXBUILD)' executable.)
+ @echo
+ @./scripts/sphinx-pre-install
@echo " SKIP Sphinx $@ target."