Automatic generation of documentation for HackageDB
sascha.boehme at gmx.de
Sun Aug 26 04:42:23 EDT 2007
> Could autodoc use haddock.ghc? If it does, more haddock docs will work.
I haven't tried yet. I could do so tomorrow.
> Also, why do some packages not have a build log? For instance,
> http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/phooey-1.2 .
There has been a problem in an older version of autodoc. Results of recent runs are published today, and probably updated tomorrow.
> On 7/22/07, Sascha Böhme <sascha.boehme at gmx.de> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 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
> > project.
> > 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
> > maintainer?
> > 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.
> > Thanks,
> > Sascha
> >  http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/pkg-list.html
> >  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/summer-of-code/wiki/SoC2007Hackage
> >  http://community.haskell.org/~sboehme/index.html
> >  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/wiki/HackageToDo
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