Convert package Haddock to Dash docsets (IDE docs) http://www.github.com/jfeltz/dash-haskell
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dash-haskell facilitates Haskell documentation in IDE(s) with the following qualities:
Documentation is stored in dash docsets on the filesystem, avoiding the need to query often inaccurate, version lagged information from a remote resource such as hackage, hoogle, or hayoo.
Resolved from Project Dependencies
With dash-haskell, one can build dash docsets from: packages listed as dependencies of a .cabal file packages in a cabal sandbox an arbitrary package db
IDE plugins such as helm-dash allow for only specific docsets to be active. This means that when searching for an identifier, e.g. fromJust, only the packages you've built in your configuration are searched. Searches can then be further narrowed by module etc.
dash docsets are an open, easily assimilated standard, and are used across many IDE(s).
builds all packages listed as dependencies in ```foo.cabal```, using atleast the cabal sandbox db ```dash-haskell parsec-3.1.5 ``` builds ```docsets/parsec-3.1.5.docset``` using the default db ordering (global, user). Note: haddock documentation for the package must first be built prior to calling dash-haskell on it, e.g.
$ cabal install --only-dependencies --enable-documentation
**dash-haskell** tries to be as self-documenting as possible. Please see: ```dash-haskell --help``` and ```dash-haskell help [option|topic]``` Summary =======
dash-haskell v188.8.131.52, a dash docset construction tool for Haskell packages
Usage: dash-haskell [-o|--output
Available options: -h,--help Show this help text -o,--output
http://www.github.com/jfeltz/dash-haskell (C) John P. Feltz 2014, 2015
$ cabal install dash-haskell
$ git clone http://www.github.com/jfeltz/dash-haskell $ cd dash-haskell $ cabal install
Package Resolution ================== For best results, try to **be version specific** when providing package arguments, unless you're judicious about which packages are stored, for example, in your *cabal sandbox db* or *ghc package db*. IDE Configuration ================= To use the generated docsets, you will need a plugin for your particular IDE which can access them. * **Emacs** **dash-haskell** is tested with the following for emacs: * [helm](https://github.com/emacs-helm/helm) , a fuzzy finder plugin for emacs * [helm-dash](https://github.com/areina/helm-dash) , the essential extension to helm in order to lookup dash docsets For limiting helm-dash to project specific docsets, the following also helps. ```lisp (defun activate-package-docsets (root) (progn (setq helm-dash-docsets-path root) (setq helm-dash-common-docsets (helm-dash-installed-docsets)) (message (format "activated %d docsets from: %s" (length helm-dash-common-docsets) root)) )) ``` ```lisp (activate-package-docsets "/path/to/project/docsets/")
Features slated for V2
handle docset pre-builts and project synchronization
set pre-built criteria, pre-built skipping, project package sync. and provide a
`--rebuild` to force rebuild of a docset
provide option to bias package version to highest when it is otherwise ambiguous
provide summary information to help users better understand which packages failed and succeeded
`conf` argument support
build docset directly from a package db .conf
build docsets directly from a package doc directory (containing the requisite
`*.haddock` interface and html files)
Hirotomo Moriwaki :
The major instigator of this project was Hirotomo Moriwaki's haddocset, with much of the early implementation of dash-haskell influenced by that code-base.
Rudi Grinberg : github
For patches, testing, and helping maintain compatibility of
`dash-haskell-1.0.x.x` with ghc changes
Author & Maintainer
John P. Feltz