Setting up a build bot

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at
Sun Sep 1 01:09:34 CEST 2013

Johan Tibell wrote:

> I've been running a Jenkins build bot for cabal for quite a while:
> It's not as good as it could be, because the Cabal test suite isn't in the
> best shape. In particular the InternalLibrary tests are failing at the
> moment and I think it's because the tests actually modify the shared
> package DB (i.e. the user DB)!

You might be able to trick cabal into using another one by overriding
$HOME at the start of each test run.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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