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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/docs/conf.py b/docs/conf.py
index 7768611e89..d6e173ef77 100644
@@ -59,8 +59,10 @@ sys.path.insert(0, os.path.join(qemu_docdir, "sphinx"))
# If your documentation needs a minimal Sphinx version, state it here.
-# 1.3 is where the 'alabaster' theme was shipped with Sphinx.
-needs_sphinx = '1.3'
+# Sphinx 1.5 and earlier can't build our docs because they are too
+# picky about the syntax of the argument to the option:: directive
+# (see Sphinx bugs #646, #3366).
+needs_sphinx = '1.6'
# Add any Sphinx extension module names here, as strings. They can be
# extensions coming with Sphinx (named 'sphinx.ext.*') or your custom