Automatic generation of documentation for HackageDB

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Fri Jul 27 15:48:00 EDT 2007

Hi Sascha,

On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 07:55:22AM +0200, Sascha Böhme wrote:
> HackageDB [1] 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.

Great stuff!

>   Should build logs of erroneous packages be mailed to the package
>   maintainer?

If it would be one e-mail on upload then I think that's reasonable.
We don't want to be automatically sending a mail a day or anything,

>   Are there more feature requests?

Can we have contents/index pages covering (the latest version of) all
packages, to replace the link to
on the frontpage, please?

In case it's useful, here's the script GHC uses to generate it:

The hackage version probably doesn't want to have all the header and
footer text, as there would be far too much of it.


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