[arch-haskell] distributing documentation

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Sat Oct 12 07:33:53 UTC 2013

* Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> [2008-09-07 10:53:36-0700]
> roma:
> > 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 ...).

Why isn't it? Debian does this pretty well. For each package they have
${package}-doc with haddocks.

Roman I. Cheplyaka :: http://ro-che.info/
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