Offering GHC builder build slaves

Mateusz Kowalczyk fuuzetsu at
Tue Apr 8 01:32:18 UTC 2014

On 08/04/14 02:06, Alain O'Dea wrote:
> Hi folks:
> I have successfully built Ian Lynagh's GHC builder on Ubuntu and
> SmartOS and I would like to offer build slaves based on Carter's
> mirroring of the code to
> I can offer several build slaves, but I'm not sure what the process is.
> How do I run multiple build slaves?
> Do I need a separate username for each?
> Is there a username convention?
> The suggestion at is
> that I post a username and password to ghc at .  There are two issues
> with this:
>  1. ghc@ does not exist as far as I can tell
>  2. Posting a password to a mailing list will make it publicly
> accessible and allow others to impersonate my build slaves
> I am happy to send this information if the admins of the GHC builder
> infrastructure are comfortable with the risks. Alternatively, I am
> able to send this via GPG encrypted email given the public key and
> email of an admin.
> Feel free to contact me on or off list about this.
> Best,
> Alain
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I can offer a 32-bit Linux slave (or 2) myself.

Mateusz K.

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