bit rotting of Haddock
marlowsd at gmail.com
Wed Aug 29 15:30:51 CEST 2012
On 28/08/2012 21:30, Johan Tibell wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 11:21 PM, Simon Hengel <sol at typeful.net> wrote:
>> we have several issues on Haddock's ghc-7.6 branch. I fixed some of
>> those, but some still persist.
>> Isolated, none of those issues are a big deal. But combined they are.
>> Is there a way we can prevent situations like this in the future? Would
>> it work to establish the convention that if you change Haddock you have
>> to build a vanilla Haddock (say without in-ghc-tree) and run the test
> Is there a build bot that builds haddock and runs its tests on a
> regular basis? That's the best way I know to keep things from
> regressing without spending too much effort.
Right. GHC's validate already builds Haddock and runs that Haddock over
all the packages in the GHC tree. It shouldn't be hard to add the
Haddock test suite too. Paolo, maybe you could look into that?
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