Haddock for GHC 8.0

Gautier DI FOLCO gautier.difolco at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 23:36:09 UTC 2015


> tl;dr: Help needed to bring Haddock up-to-date for the GHC 8.0 release.
> Hello everyone,
> As you likely know, the GHC 8.0 release cycle is quickly drawing to a
> close. One of the tasks that remains outstanding is porting the patches
> on Haddock's `ghc-head` branch to `master`. This task is bound to
> require a bit more work than usual this time around as both GHC and
> Haddock have evolved significantly (which is a good thing!). Sadly,
> Austin and I are quite busy at the moment and would be hard-pressed to
> undertake such a task ourselves. Consequently, we need a volunteer to
> pick up this work.
> At the moment the GHC release schedule is largely determined by progress
> on the no-kinds branch but we expect to have a release candidate out
> within the next two weeks. If we aren't able to find someone to bring
> haddock up-to-date by mid-January I'm afraid we'll have to release GHC
> 8.0 with the current state of the `ghc-head` branch. Considering the
> significant effort that went into this summer's GSoC projects, this
> would be a shame.
> If you think you might be able to contribute to this effort, please say
> so in this thread.
> Thanks for all of your effort,
> - Ben
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Sorry for the delay and for all the netiquette violations (I wasn't
registered to this list).
If this task is not taken in charge by someone, I can try to do it by the
end of the year.
Is it still the case?

I hope I can help,
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