[Haskell-cafe] SoC: Port Haddock to use GHC
davve at dtek.chalmers.se
Fri Feb 16 07:18:32 EST 2007
I'm working on a Cabal patch that makes it easier to use. The
compilerPath error is due to this - a change I made to Cabal that
haddock.ghc relies on, which hasn't been applied yet.
The DocOptions thing was due to the repo being out of sync with my
home repo, I've fixed that now. Thanks for letting me know about it.
I'll try to be more careful about the repo in the future now when I
know people are actually downloading it.
Maybe it's best if we move these type of questions to haskell-
doc at haskell.org
16 feb 2007 kl. 05.48 skrev Nicolas Frisby:
> One of my questions surely should have been:
> 5) Does haddock.ghc build? Does it work?
> I succeeded in getting it compiled (I filled in the missing data
> definition of DocOptions, hacked it to always use  for the options
> anyway, manually set the compilerPath, and maybe more). Unfortunately
> it dies upon start-up: the GHC sub-session is panicing by accessing
> the static options global variable too early. This is over my head
> concerning GHC and Cabal internals.
> I'm really eager to use this, so I can help if need be. Thanks.
> On 2/15/07, David Waern <davve at dtek.chalmers.se> wrote:
>> 15 feb 2007 kl. 18.19 skrev Nicolas Frisby:
>> > I am very ready for a Haddock that can swallow infix typenames.
>> Yes, Haddock-GHC can do that.
>> > In dons's recent overview of the last SoC, a darcs repo for Waern's
>> > project was listed. I jumped at the link but couldn't find much
>> > documentation (i.e. the README file is GHC's, not the SoC
>> > Some Google queries followed with no success.
>> That repo is the GHC branch that I was working on, and it's not
>> relevant anymore, since it has been merged into GHC HEAD. The
>> repository for the actual program is at: http://darcs.haskell.org/
>> > My questions for Waern or anyone else who knows where to look:
>> > 1) Where to look for more complete documentation?
>> There is no special documentation for Haddock-GHC yet.
>> > 2) Is the implementation integrated into GHC yet? GHC head?
>> > Separate repo?
>> Yes, it is integrated in GHC HEAD.
>> > 3) What Haddock features are supported as of yet?
>> Most of the things that was supported in Haddock in August, except
>> for e.g. Hoogle output and such things.
>> > 4) Is it still actively developed.
>> Yep, although not so fast :)
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