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SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH 2/3] Documentation: switch to pdflatex for pdf generation
On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 06:54:08PM +0300, Jani Nikula wrote:
> Looks like rst2pdf is not robust enough, especially for large documents.
> Use recursive make on the Sphinx generated makefile to convert latex to
> pdf. The ugly detail is that pdf is generated into
> Documentation/output/latex.
> Unfortunately, the pdflatex build generates huge amounts of build log
> noise, and also fails in the end. We'll fix that next.
> Signed-off-by: Jani Nikula <>

The commit log really does not much to explain to what bad extend
rst2pdf is in, mentioning at least Mauro's feedback that he is aware
this will not be fixed seems sufficient.


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