[Fedora-haskell-list] Re: Planning for the Haskell Platform ... and documentation

Jens Petersen petersen at redhat.com
Tue Oct 14 01:48:14 UTC 2008

> Right now, there's one standard, frozen set of HTML Haddocks in
> /usr/share/doc/ghc. We have the ability to generate a new index every
> time we install or remove a package, so that the index reflects
> whatever is installed. Thus installing gtk2hs would add a pile of
> entries to the toplevel index.
> This seems *really* appealing to me, and we could add it to the %post
> and %preun sections of a package's spec file by editing the top-level
> macros file that Jens recently added.

What does one have to do to update the index?

> One necessary change would be to install all haddock docs under
> /usr/share/doc/ghc, so that we could find all '*.haddock' files when
> reindexing, using the find command.

Sounds good to me. :-)


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