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

KwangYul Seo kwangyul.seo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 08:46:11 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 4:01 PM, Henning Thielemann <
lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:

> 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:
> https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ekmett/lens/master/scripts/hackage-docs.sh

Thanks for the tip! I didn't know that I can upload the documentation
separately from the source.

Kwang Yul Seo
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