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1 files changed, 16 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/docs/conf.py b/docs/conf.py
index 6a334f545e..0842d44e93 100644
@@ -75,11 +75,22 @@ author = u'The QEMU Project Developers'
# The version info for the project you're documenting, acts as replacement for
# |version| and |release|, also used in various other places throughout the
# built documents.
-# The short X.Y version.
-version = u'4.0'
-# The full version, including alpha/beta/rc tags.
-release = u'4.0'
+# Extract this information from the VERSION file, for the benefit of
+# standalone Sphinx runs as used by readthedocs.org. Builds run from
+# the Makefile will pass version and release on the sphinx-build
+# command line, which override this.
+ extracted_version = None
+ with open(os.path.join(qemu_docdir, '../VERSION')) as f:
+ extracted_version = f.readline().strip()
+ if extracted_version:
+ version = release = extracted_version
+ version = release = "unknown version"
# The language for content autogenerated by Sphinx. Refer to documentation
# for a list of supported languages.