[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] Haddock not being able to read interface file

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 04:28:56 EST 2007

Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> Am Dienstag, 6. März 2007 12:09 schrieben Sie:
>> Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
>> […]
>>> However, Haddock outputs the following:
>>>     haddock: Warning: The interface file "base.haddock" could not be
>>>     read. Maybe it's from a later version of Haddock?
>>> This happens with Haddock 0.8 as well as the current development version
>>> of Haddock.
>> It's possible the interface files are not portable between 32 and 64-bit
>> machines, and you're using one generated for a different word size.  I
>> haven't verified this, but I'll make a note to check for the next version
>> of Haddock.  I imagine we'll move to using Data.Binary anyway, which should
>> fix any non-portability issues.
> Hello Simon,
> I use a 64 bit machine.  Was base.haddock on the Haskell website created on a 
> 32 bit machine?

I don't honestly know, it could have been either.


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