[Haskell-cafe] Multi-site haddock documentation with proper links?

Ryan Newton rrnewton at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 02:51:18 CEST 2012

This is sort of related to ticket #130:


And this one seems to hint at a solution to the problem in the more
extensive syntax for --read-interface.


(My local haddock-2.10.0 --help doesn't mention this.  But I'll give it a

On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 8:34 PM, Ryan Newton <rrnewton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello cafe,
> For various reasons, some packages don't build documentation on hackage:
>    http://hackage.haskell.org/package/accelerate
> Therefore I want to locally install documentation for a set of packages
> like this and host them on a separate website.  I want all of these ~ten
> packages' haddock documentation to be properly interlinked with eachother,
> but also to link to Hackage for types and classes defined in other modules.
> Is this possible?  Hackage haddocks are all interlinked, but that is
> simply because hackage is one giant local install, right?
> If it's not possible (and it seems not) do any haddock devs have pointers
> on how to implement this?
> Thanks,
>   -Ryan
> P.S.  Someone recommended to me the following simple hack -- just use sed
> to rewrite the links after haddock generates the html.  I think I'll do
> that for the time being unless someone has a better suggestion.
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