[Haddock] repository question regarding vim helptext backend

David Waern david.waern at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 01:46:06 GMT 2012

2012/1/22 Lars Krueger <lars_e_krueger at gmx.de>:
> Hi everyone,

Hi Lars. Sorry for such a late reply.

> I'll have to add the vim helptext generation as a backend to haddock. The InstalledInterfaces do not contain enough info to generate a meaningful output: instDocMap holds almost no documentation. In Documentation.Haddock, only createInterfacess has non-empty documentation.

instDocMap should hold all doc strings for the module. If that's not
what you're seeing there must be a problem somewhere.

> I cloned the repo and start integrating my backend.
> Question: Is it OK to branch off from the 2.9.2 release (SHA1 57491ab4ac6263d9d9a11e972e7a95c840c299de) or do you expect major merge problems with that?

No major merge problems. Right now the ghc-7.4 branch is the best
starting point, but something earlier is probably OK for your type of


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