Doc fixes in Control.Exception

David Waern david.waern at
Sun Mar 7 18:22:35 EST 2010

2010/3/7 Ian Lynagh <igloo at>:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 11:12:15PM +0100, Bas van Dijk wrote:
>> I noticed some minor errors in the documentation of Control.Exception.
>> The attached patch fixes them.
> I'm not sure about the bit of the patch below. David,
> Control/Exception.hs contains:
>    -- ** Catching all exceptions
>    -- $catchall
>    [...]
>    {- $catchall
>    It is possible to catch all exceptions, by using the type 'SomeException':
> but the reference to $catchall in Control/Exception/Base.hs isn't
> working; in Control-Exception.html $catchall isn't expanded. Is that a
> bug, or expected behaviour?

Not exactly sure what you mean, here. The $catchall reference in
Control/Exception/Base.hs should not work (if by "work" you mean
create some kind of reference to the documentation in

In Control.Exception everything seems fine ($catchall is expanded). Or
are you seeing something else?


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