|Version 1 (modified by ross@…, 5 years ago)|
Notes on the history of HackageDB.
Web interface changes
Added a Google search box over package pages to the package list page.
List any successful and/or unsuccessful builds for which logs are present.
The complex dependencies that can be expressed by configurations are presented in disjunctive normal form. This should also include tests of os, arch and impl, but does not as yet.
Added an experimental search interface (by Sascha Böhme), but not to the main menu.
Recent additions are also available as an RSS feed.
Generate a link to Haddock documentation for library package, if it has been generated. Work is underway to automatically generate Haddock documentation for library packages. Currently this is only run sporadically, with links to the resulting documentation and build logs appearing on package pages.
Package URLs now have the form foo-1.2 rather than foo/1.2. If you give only the package name, you get the most recent version.
The source code for an earlier package browser is available via
The file format was simplified in mid-2006.
Client-side cabal-put was an early prototype of an upload tool, but is currently defunct.
There is also a Perl script cabal-put on darcs.haskell.org, now superceded by the web interface.