Is it possible to update hackage base- Data.Foldable HTML?

chessai chessai1996 at
Mon Sep 13 19:10:58 UTC 2021

I believe this is possible, and that we can upload haddocks manually just
like any other package, but I'm not sure.

Cc'ing Ben.

On Mon, Sep 13, 2021, 12:08 Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane at> wrote:

> The Data.Foldable documentation included with the GHC 9.0 release
> used a newish haddock syntax `someFunction'` rather than the more
> traditional 'someFunction''.  It turned out that the former was
> not supported by the version of haddock that builds the "hackage"
> docs.  Thus, in
> various references to `foldl'` and `foldMap'` are rendered as
> "foldl`" and "foldMap`" and rather unfortunately hyperlink to
> the "bare" 'foldl' and 'foldMap' respectively.
> The non-portable haddock syntax was replaced in a later MR, but
> the online documentation has not been regenerated since.
> Is there a mechanism to have the documentation regenerated to read
> as intended?  Either by running a more recent haddock (that supports
> the new `someFunction'` syntax) or by using a patched Data.Foldable
> that differs from the 9.0.1 release only in addressing documentation
> nits?
> I can build and provide a replacement pre-compiled HTML file if that's
> the simplest way forward...
> --
>         Viktor.
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