[Haskell-cafe] Template Haskell and Haddock
sol at typeful.net
Wed Jul 31 21:05:32 CEST 2013
On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 08:29:18PM +0300, kudah wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:18:32 +0200 "Jose A. Lopes"
> <jabolopes at google.com> wrote:
> > Is there a way to access docstrings through Template Haskell ?
> > For example, access the docstring of a function declaration ?
> No, but I believe you can access comments and annotations using a
> ghc plugin. See https://github.com/thoughtpolice/strict-ghc-plugin for example.
By default, Haddock comments are not part of GHC's AST. You need to
explicitly enable it (see e.g. ). For code that extracts all Haddock
comments by using the GHC API, you can look at .
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