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Build Instructions

MinIO uses Sphinx to generate static HTML pages using ReSTructured Text.


  • Python 3.9.X.

NOTE: Pythoon 3.10 does not work with the version of Sphinx (3.5.0) used by the MinIO Docs. Newer versions of Sphinx which are compatible with Python 3.10 break the current site layout. Please use Python 3.9.X for building the MinIO documentation.

  • NodeJS 14.5.0 or later.

  • git
    or a git-compatible client.
  • Access to

All instructions below are intended for Linux systems. Windows builds may work using the following instructions as general guidance.

Build Process

  1. Run

    git checkout
    cd docs
    to move into the working directory.
  2. Create a new virtual environment

    python3 -m venv venv
    . Activate it using
    source venv/bin/activate
  3. Run

    pip install -r requirements.txt
    to setup the Python environment.
  4. Run

    make html
  5. Run

    python -m http.server --directory build/BRANCH/html
    . Open your browser to the output URL to view the staged output.

This project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

See CONTRIBUTIONS for more information on contributing content to the MinIO Documentation project.

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