[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haddock: patch to generate single-index page in addition to perl-letter indexes indices.

David Waern david.waern at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 08:02:35 EDT 2010

2010/10/24 Ryan Newton <newton at mit.edu>:
> When I encounter a split-index (A-Z) page it can be quite frustrating if I
> don't know the first letter of what I'm searching for.  I want to use my
> browser find!  For example, tonight I wanted to look at all the functions
> that END in "Window" in the Chart package -- no luck:
>   http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/Chart/0.13.1/doc/html/doc-index.html
> Therefore I propose that even when generating the "A-Z" individual pages
> that there also be an "All" option for the single-page version.  Attached is
> a patch against haddock's HEAD (darcs get http://code.haskell.org/haddock/
> right?) that implements this behavior.  As an example, here is FGL's
> documentation built with the patched haddock:
>   http://people.csail.mit.edu/newton/fgl_example_doc/doc-index.html
> The great thing about hackage being centralized is that if people are happy
> with this fix it can be widely deployed where it counts, and quickly!

Patch applied. Thanks!


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