[Haskell-beginners] Man/dir/help pages for haskell?
aditya.siram at gmail.com
Tue Aug 17 10:53:00 EDT 2010
Is there some way of retroactively doing this for packages that are already
On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 5:40 AM, Daniel Fischer <daniel.is.fischer at web.de>wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 August 2010 07:39:15, Magnus Therning wrote:
> > On 17/08/10 05:01, Kevin Burke wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I've been learning Haskell by working through the O'Reilly book, but a
> > > lot of the coding I do is offline. One thing that's been really
> > > helpful in other languages are the terminal instructions and detail
> > > for functions. Is there something similar for Haskell? I know I can
> > > type :help at the prompt but that only gives you info on the broad
> > > commands.
> > I would suggest installing the haddock documentation for all
> > packages/modules
> > you use. Depending on your system that may already be the case (e.g.
> > Arch), or you may have to install separate document packages (e.g.
> > Debian). If you install manually, using 'cabal', then there really
> > ought to be some way of also compiling the docs and installing them.
> documentation: True
> in ~/.cabal/config
> to automatically build local docs for each installed package.
> Also it might be a good idea to set
> library-profiling: True
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