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authorJohn McNamara <>2015-11-01 20:17:58 +0000
committerThomas Monjalon <>2015-12-13 22:14:54 +0100
commitbc00fecff5b6f57efc961444be816b53db95486a (patch)
parentdff6be0a2643e9a98a926e0d405eb17af717ae62 (diff)
doc: remove dejavu font requirement
Remove requirement for occasionally hard to find/install DejaVuSansMono font. It isn't gnerally required anyway. The default mono font is sufficient. Signed-off-by: John McNamara <> Acked-by: Harry van Haaren <>
3 files changed, 9 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/doc/guides/ b/doc/guides/
index 84ae577..be20f73 100644
--- a/doc/guides/
+++ b/doc/guides/
@@ -60,7 +60,6 @@ latex_documents = [
# Latex directives to be included directly in the latex/pdf docs.
latex_preamble = r"""
diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/documentation.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/documentation.rst
index 7f5f061..6dfaaa8 100644
--- a/doc/guides/contributing/documentation.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/contributing/documentation.rst
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ The following dependencies must be installed to build the documentation:
* Sphinx (also called python-sphinx).
-* TexLive (at least TexLive-core, extra Latex support and extra fonts).
+* TexLive (at least TexLive-core and the extra Latex support).
* Inkscape.
@@ -158,18 +158,17 @@ It can be installed as follows:
sudo yum -y install doxygen
`Sphinx`_ is a Python documentation tool for converting RST files to Html or to PDF (via LaTeX).
-It can be installed as follows:
+For full support with figure and table captioning the latest version of Sphinx can be installed as follows:
.. code-block:: console
# Ubuntu/Debian.
- sudo apt-get -y install python-sphinx
+ sudo apt-get -y install python-pip
+ sudo pip install --upgrade sphinx
# Red Hat/Fedora.
- sudo yum -y install python-sphinx
- # Or, on any system with Python installed.
- sudo easy_install -U sphinx
+ sudo yum -y install python-pip
+ sudo pip install --upgrade sphinx
For further information on getting started with Sphinx see the `Sphinx Tutorial <>`_.
@@ -196,13 +195,10 @@ The main required packages can be installed as follows:
.. code-block:: console
# Ubuntu/Debian.
- sudo apt-get -y install texlive-latex-extra texlive-fonts-extra \
- texlive-fonts-recommended
+ sudo apt-get -y install texlive-latex-extra
# Red Hat/Fedora, selective install.
- sudo yum -y install texlive-collection-latexextra \
- texlive-collection-fontsextra
+ sudo yum -y install texlive-collection-latexextra
Build commands
diff --git a/pkg/dpdk.spec b/pkg/dpdk.spec
index 785678d..f92b9cc 100644
--- a/pkg/dpdk.spec
+++ b/pkg/dpdk.spec
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ ExclusiveArch: i686, x86_64
BuildRequires: kernel-devel, kernel-headers, libpcap-devel, xen-devel
BuildRequires: doxygen, python-sphinx, inkscape
-BuildRequires: texlive-collection-latexextra, texlive-collection-fontsextra
+BuildRequires: texlive-collection-latexextra
DPDK core includes kernel modules, core libraries and tools.