Feature proposal: ghc --full-flag-help ?

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Wed Mar 14 19:56:33 EDT 2007

On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 01:12:32PM -0700, John Meacham wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 14, 2007 at 11:18:20AM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> > We already have support for man pages, I think we should try to avoid 
> > duplication here.  If your GHC man page is installed correctly, then 'man 
> > ghc' should give you a nice consise list of options (see attached file, and 
> > scripts in docs/man in a GHC tree).
> man pages? dear golly how many times have I wanted that. (many)
> any reason they don't seem to be included in the fedora ghc rpms?

The code to build the ghc manpage was only a Debian patch until recently
(post 6.6's release). I expect the manpage will be in the 6.6.1 rpms.

Incidentally, I've added a trac ticket for --full-flag-help and
--print-docdir: http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/1226


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