[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Hs-Generics] how to automatically create and install documentations of a package?

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 12:02:10 EDT 2009

On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Sean Leather <leather at cs.uu.nl> wrote:
> Hi Daneel,
> On Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 13:58, Daneel Yaitskov wrote:
>> Recently I've found wonderful thing cabal can install packages itself! It
>> can even install those packages which need for final one. But I'm disturbed
>> cabal doesn't create the documentation of a package by default. It manually
>> makes "runhaskell Setup haddock".
>> Who knows?
> I believe you can do 'cabal haddock', but I don't know why it doesn't do it
> by default.
> BTW, the Haskell Café is typically more suitable for questions such as
> these. The Generics list is more specifically for generic programming
> discussions while the Haskell Café serves a broader audience. I've CC'd
> haskell-cafe@ to see if anybody there knows the answer to your question.
> Regards,
> Sean

If you use cabal-install (as you should!), you can have it build
haddocks by customizing ~/.cabal/config and adding:

documentation: True


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