Tuncer Ayaz tuncer.ayaz at
Tue Apr 1 11:41:11 UTC 2014

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 1:11 PM, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 01.04.2014, 11:08 +0000 schrieb Alain O'Dea:
> > From what I understand Travis CI limits running time for each
> > build. We may be able to create binaries of stage1 and/or stage2 in
> > one build and test them in another. We could also fan out the test
> > process using a Build Matrix to let GHC's full suite fit into the
> > time limit as fragments. That would require some changes to the
> > testsuite or some lengthy build scripts for each segment that
> > explicitly run many "make TEST=sometest" commands.
> The main problem with Travis is that it only tests on one
> architecture. There are more (e.g. very undetailed reporting
> compared to a buildbot waterfall/grid)
> Hence: Travis is _not_ going to be a solution for us; we will want our
> own infrastructure.

I do agree, but if anybody wants to look more closely into using
Travis-CI, I suggest to also consider It appears to fix some
of the shortcomings and annoyances of Travis-CI.

More information about the ghc-devs mailing list