Offering GHC builder build slaves

Mateusz Kowalczyk fuuzetsu at
Fri Jun 6 22:17:41 UTC 2014

On 04/10/2014 12:12 AM, Páli Gábor János wrote:
> 2014-04-09 0:25 GMT+02:00 Lyndon Nerenberg <lyndon at>:
>> Is there any way to verify that builder-client can actually do a successful build,
>> without having access to the build system server?  'builder-client --do-build'
>> wants to connect and authenticate first; it would be helpful if there was a way
>> to bypass that so that I can first verify the local build environment is sane.
> This is because the builder client gets the commands to be executed
> from the server.  A naive solution would be to put the commands in the
> script and run it.
> You can find the current set of installed commands at one of the
> active builders page, e.g. [1].  Note that you may have to change some
> of them, such as the flags passed to configure script and name of the
> make(1) command.
> [1]
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Just to revive this thread a bit, I notice that the builds with failing
test results are still marked as successful. Would it not be useful to
indicate that there are failing tests somehow? It'd be a shame to have
various test results from multiple machines but not use them.

Mateusz K.

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