Help on Meson build Error

Andrea Bolognani abologna at
Fri Sep 25 09:23:57 UTC 2020

On Fri, 2020-09-25 at 10:16 +0100, Daniel P. Berrangé wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2020 at 05:03:24PM +0800, Wei Wang wrote:
> > /usr/local/bin/rst2html5 --stylesheet= --strict docs/manpages/virsh.rst
> > docs/manpages/virsh.rst:41: (ERROR/3) Error in "code-block" directive:
> > 1 argument(s) required, 0 supplied.
> > 
> > .. code-block::
> > 
> >    virsh [OPTION]... <command> <domain> [ARG]...
> This is a sign of having a bad version of "rst2html5" installed.
> We expect to be using  rst2html5 that comes with python docutils
> package.

Yeah, the python3-docutils Debian package will contain a working
rst2html5 binary.

> There is a completely different rst2html5 that people might get
> from "pip" if you did "pip install rst2html5". This version is
> broken and unusable and so needs to be removed.

Can we do something to get that package off PyPi? It's not the first
time the overlap has caused trouble for our users, and it certainly
won't be the last...

Andrea Bolognani / Red Hat / Virtualization

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