[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] The Haddock documentation is not showing up on the Hackage

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Mon Jun 27 07:01:00 UTC 2016

On Mon, 27 Jun 2016, KwangYul Seo wrote:

> I uploaded a package named enchant on the Hackage last week, but the 
> Haddock documentation is not showing up yet. The Status field says "Docs 
> pending" and "Build status unknown".

This is certainly not for haskell at haskell.org. I am answering to 
haskell-cafe and cabal-devel.

> https://hackage.haskell.org/package/enchant-
> enchant uses c2hs as a build tool to generate the FFI binding and 
> requires libenchant-dev to be installed on the machine. I wonder how I 
> can tell these build requirements to the Hackage server.

I assume that it is not a good idea to install many additional packages on 
the Haskell server. Thus I think the best you can do is to upload the 
documentation yourself via the package maintenance site.

Here is a script that should help creating the docs locally and upload 
them to Hackage:

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