Standard Library Haddock-Interfaces?
simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Jan 5 09:40:31 EST 2004
> > Unfortunately this isn't possible. Haddock can produce
> > with hyperlinks to entities in another package, but it
> cannot include
> > full documentation for entities which are re-expored from a
> > package. This would require essentially keeping a copy of
> the entire
> > documentation for the package in the interface file.
> So what is stored in a Haddock interface file?
For each module, a list of the identifiers that are exported and their
original names. The same information is stored in GHC interface files,
but it would be a fair bit of work to make Haddock read GHC's interface
> > > Are there standard Haddock-interfaces for the standard
> > > libraries?
> > A GHC distribution comes with Haddock interfaces for all
> the packages
> > that it ships with.
> Where? In the Debian package ghc 6.2-0.woody.1 I can only
> find the .hi files, and that's not the same thing, is it?
Perhaps the Debian packages don't include the files? You can grab them
from the Linux binary tarball anyway.
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