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

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Tue Oct 14 03:12:01 UTC 2008

Pardon my top-posting, I'm on an iPhone tonight. To update the index,  
we simply build a big haddock command line, telling it where to find  
all the existing haddocks. I'll experiment and send out precise details.

On Oct 13, 2008, at 18:48, Jens Petersen <petersen at redhat.com> wrote:

>> 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. :-)
> -Jens

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