Automatic generation of documentation for HackageDB
conal at conal.net
Sat Aug 25 17:44:11 EDT 2007
Could autodoc use haddock.ghc? If it does, more haddock docs will work.
Also, why do some packages not have a build log? For instance,
On 7/22/07, Sascha Böhme <sascha.boehme at gmx.de> wrote:
> HackageDB  now contains automatically generated build logs for some
> packages, most of them also have automatically generated Haddock
> documentation. This is, for now, the result of my Google Summer of Code
> The progress of the project can be followed from , the sources and
> some statistics can be found at . For now, 104 packages out of 316
> can be successfully processed resulting in proper Haddock documentation
> and a build log. Processing a packages includes configuring, building,
> testing and installing, besides running Haddock. Also, Hoogle entries
> are generated, but not used so far. Note that 31 packages of HackageDB
> caused errors while building or running Haddock, their build logs are
> also available at . Whenever a package cannot be build or Haddock
> returns with an error, all packages depending on that one package won't
> be processed either.
> The autodoc tool to automatically process packages will be run regularly
> (daily, every second day) to mirror modifications of HackageDB.
> Besides some problems and several missing libraries on the test system
> (which I am about to fix), there are open questions from my side:
> How should the generated hoogle entries be used?
> Should build logs of erroneous packages be mailed to the package
> Are there more feature requests?
> Concerning the last question, there is already a list of ideas at ,
> but maybe more ideas or requests are now arising.
> During the remaining time, I will work on adding a search function to
> HackageDB which will allow to find packages based on several different
> keys drawn from a package's description. A detailed plan will be given
> at  later this week. I am open for any requests or ideas on this
> subject, as well, of course.
>  http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/pkg-list.html
>  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/summer-of-code/wiki/SoC2007Hackage
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