[Haskell-cafe] hackageDB haddock errors

Greg Fitzgerald garious at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 20:21:29 CET 2012

Any reason haddock isn't run at the time the package is uploaded?  Or could
the docs be included in the tarball?  Folks oftentimes want to announce
their new packages right after uploading them, but usually there are no
docs yet.  A little awkward.


On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 7:41 AM, <timothyhobbs at seznam.cz> wrote:

> Hello,
> There are several packages without haddock documentation on hackage.  The
> one that bugs me right now, is the latest version of gtk2hs:
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/gtk
> I've been told that this may be due to hackage updating docs with an
> infrequent cron job, so that new packages don't get their docs for a long
> time.  Whatever is causing it, the fact that hayoo
> http://holumbus.fh-wedel.de/hayoo/hayoo.html always uses the most
> frequent docs, means that I cannot currently search for anything gtk2hs
> related :(
> Can someone please look into prodding this cron job so it doesn't take
> days to run, or look into resolving any errors that might be causing this
> unfortunate behaviour?
> Thank you for your time,
> and happy hacking,
> Timothy
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