base library and GHC 6.12

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Tue Jun 30 03:39:53 EDT 2009

On 29/06/2009 16:07, Isaac Dupree wrote:
> Simon Marlow wrote:
>> - Haddock doesn't support it properly either, unless Isaac Dupree's
>> SoC project comes to fruition in time for the release. This
>> would be a show-stopper.
> [Haddock being able to document exported identifiers that are originally
> defined in a different package, that is.] What exactly is the timing
> here? Good timing would be to get any needed changes to the GHC API into
> GHC in time for 6.12, is that right? Are there any particular
> release-cycle deadlines for that (just curious. I'm hard at work on it
> so I'm hoping it'll be done sometime soon :-))

We'd need the changes in GHC *and* Haddock in time for GHC 6.12.1, since 
the two are shipped together, and we need Haddock working to build the 
6.12.1 library docs.  I think it's doable, though.


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