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Title: Autodoc should skip inherited methods
Type: behavior Stage:
Components: Documentation tools (Sphinx) Versions: Python 2.6
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: georg.brandl Nosy List: georg.brandl, jmillikin
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2008-04-18 21:02 by jmillikin, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg65624 - (view) Author: John Millikin (jmillikin) Date: 2008-04-18 21:02
Using the following class layout:

class A (object):
	def a (self):
class B (A):
	def b (self):

If sphinx.ext.autodoc is used to extract documentation, the entry for
class B will have subentries for both the a() and b() methods. This is
unnecessary clutter. It would be nice if the inherited method was
skipped when documenting B, or even better if it was inserted as a
"stub" linking to the documentation for A.a().
msg66198 - (view) Author: Georg Brandl (georg.brandl) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-05-04 09:09
Thanks. In SVN (r62695), autodoc now skips inherited members unless the
:inherited-members: flag option is given.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:33adminsetgithub: 46908
2008-05-04 09:09:34georg.brandlsetstatus: open -> closed
resolution: fixed
messages: + msg66198
2008-04-18 21:02:43jmillikincreate