Commit 488ce42f authored by Joseph Weston's avatar Joseph Weston
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Merge branch 'fix/linkcheck-specificity' into 'stable'

Incraese the timeout and number of retries when running the
link check on the documentation; this should increase the
specificity of the test.

See merge request !332
Closes #332.
parents 6be96689 9101ec30
......@@ -270,8 +270,13 @@ def setup(app):
# IOP times out on check but the link verified and correct.
linkcheck_ignore = [r'']
# By default linkcheck only tries once, but experience has shown us that this test is
# very non-specific for detecting dead links. Trying a few times should significantly
# lower the probability of false positives.
linkcheck_retries = 5
# Some websites (particularly IoP) take a long time to respond. The combination of
# this timeout and the retries should make this check sufficiently specific.
linkcheck_timeout = 10
nitpick_ignore = [('py:class', 'Warning'), ('py:class', 'Exception'),
('py:class', 'object'), ('py:class', 'tuple'),
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