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The CPython Developer's Guide

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This guide covers how to contribute to CPython. It is known by the nickname of "the devguide" by the Python core developers.

The official home of this guide is https://devguide.python.org.

Compilation

For the compilation of the devguide, you need to use a version of Python which supports the venv module, because the make html command will create a virtual environment and will install the Sphinx package:

make html