Haddock for GHC 8.0

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 00:04:41 UTC 2015

Hi Gautier,

Indeed the task has been done.

Here is the current rebased branch -


On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 11:36 PM, Gautier DI FOLCO
<gautier.difolco at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> 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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> Hello,
> 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,
> Regards.
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