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This repository contains markdown for It is written in mkdocs.

We are using a customized version of the material theme.


If you're looking to help out but aren't sure where to start, please have a look at our open issues.

Markdown Formatting

We have a number of Markdown extensions installed. See the mkdocs.yml file's markdown_extensions section for a list.

Their documentation can be found here.

Installing mkdocs

mkdocs is written in Python. Please see their instructions for details, but the short of it is:

pip install mkdocs
pip install mkdocs-material
pip install markdown-include

Testing changes

Clone this repo. Create a topic branch. Make your changes.

Assuming you have mkdocs installed, you can simply do mkdocs serve to start a local test server.

19:37:47 cronus:~/src/illumos/docs$ mkdocs serve
INFO    -  Building documentation...
INFO    -  Cleaning site directory
[I 180302 19:37:52 server:283] Serving on
[I 180302 19:37:52 handlers:60] Start watching changes
[I 180302 19:37:52 handlers:62] Start detecting changes

Deploying changes

Run mkdocs gh-deploy from the repository root to deploy to GitHub Pages. The mkdocs documentation on this command is here.

Submitting changes

Additions or updates should be submitted via Pull Request.

If you notice any problems, but don't feel like you want to fix them yourself, please open an issue.