[Haskell-cafe] GHC/base API documentation has been generated incorrectly

Neil Brown nccb2 at kent.ac.uk
Wed Feb 3 06:26:09 EST 2010


I noticed this on another package recently.  Turned out it's already 
been reported as a haddock bug 
(http://trac.haskell.org/haddock/ticket/128) and fixed.  I guess this 
will be sorted when the fixed version of haddock is used to re-generate 
the docs.



John Millikin wrote:
> Looking at (for example) the docs for 'bracket'[1], the parameter
> documentation has been "shifted" up by one. The source code[2] looks
> correct, so perhaps Haddock is parsing it incorrectly? Docs for other
> functions, such as 'showSigned'[3], exhibit the same error.
> [1] http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/base/Control-Exception.html#v%3Abracket
> [2] http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/base/src/Control-Exception-Base.html#bracket
> [3] http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/base/Numeric.html#v%3AshowSigned
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