[Haskell-cafe] Questions: Using Hackage as a package maintainer?
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Apr 28 06:21:35 UTC 2020
On Tue, 28 Apr 2020, Saurabh Nanda wrote:
> I seem to be struggling with Hackage , specifically package candidates. Is this the right place to ask the
> following questions:
> * Does Hackage generate docs for package candidates? How long does it take. I have waited for 12+ hours and
> can't seem to find any docs.
Don't know. At least you can upload package documentation candidates with
cabal upload --documentation dist/yourpkg-3.1.4-docs.tar.gz
> * If building docs fails, where is the error displayed? (especially for package candidates)
> * Do **warnings** affect this process? I see the following warning once I upload a package candidate:
> 'ghc-options: -main-is' is not portable.
Warnings do not block release.
However, "ghc-options: -main-is" should be replaced by the Cabal field
> * Once I upload a package candidate, shouldn't it show-up on this page automatically -
> https://hackage.haskell.org/packages/candidates/ ? (my package is not showing-up here)
I thought so, but Hackage seems to limit the list to some of the first
The candidate would have the URL:
But Hackage shows this URL if you have successfully uploaded a candidate.
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