[openstack-dev] [nova][docs] O search where art thou?

Doug Hellmann doug at doughellmann.com
Fri Aug 11 14:26:29 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Sean Dague's message of 2017-08-11 09:10:59 -0400:
> On 08/11/2017 08:50 AM, Anne Gentle | Just Write Click wrote:
> > Yeah, I need to circle back in the theme work to make sure both search scopes are available. My prior attempt had some wonky CSS debugging and I needed to separate patches more.
> > 
> > I'll put up another patch to the theme today to bring in the Sphinx search in the sidebar as it was before.
> > 
> > I'm not sure how to solve the sort problem Sean notes, would like help there.
> > Hope this helps - 
> > Anne
> If we have the option to use sphinx baked in search, instead of the
> bounce out to google swift_search that's being installed, it's all
> solved. The sphinx search builds the search terms into a compiled
> javascript file on build, and will only link to content in the tree.
> I think the thing to do is probably enhance openstackdocstheme to have
> some toggle of "local_search = True" which would get rid of swift_search
> and just use baked in local search. Then on a per site basic people
> could turn it on / off, and openstackdocstheme could still be used for
> sites that want global search.
>     -Sean

We could also limit the global search to one of the top-level pages in
the openstack-manuals repo and have the theme link to a search page


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