[Haskell-cafe] Haddock again

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sat Sep 11 07:11:01 EDT 2010

Andrew Coppin wrote:
> After much experimentation, I have discovered that if you have a 
> sufficiently new version of cabal-install, the configuration file has 
> a field entitled "document-index:" or similar. If you uncomment this 
> and use its default value, you get a documentation index generated for 
> you. But ONLY if you do a user-install, not a global-install, for 
> reasons beyond my comprehension. (I swear to God I got it to work with 
> global installs one time...)

I've figured it out. Under an older version, it still only generates the 
index for user-installs, but it puts the index into the global-install 
location. (Wuh?) Weird, but true.

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