[arch-haskell] distributing documentation

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Sep 7 13:53:36 EDT 2008

> I came from Debian world. One of things I like in Debian is mandatory
> documentation for each package.
> In arch there seems to be another practice -- I don't have
> /usr/share/doc at all. I don't know whether arch has some policy
> concerning documentation, but can't we do better at least in
> arch-haskell land? I mean to include haddock docs in haskell packages.
> For me it sounds abusive, that having packages installed I need to
> search Internet for their documentation.

Yes, we've discussed this. I think it isn't feasible to build the
haddocks *for each package*, but instead, we should have a
haskell-documentation package, that downloads *all* the haddock
documentation (and user's guide and ...).

-- Don

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