One-shot semantics in GHC event manager

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvriedel at
Tue Oct 14 10:18:36 UTC 2014

On 2014-10-13 at 23:33:13 +0200, Austin Seipp wrote:


> Also, if any other developers (like Andreas, Johan, Bryan, etc) in
> this space want a big machine to test it on, I can probably equip you
> with one (or several). Since Rackspace is so gracious to us, we can
> immediately allocate high-powered, physical (i.e. not Xen, but real
> machines) machines to do high-scale testing on.[1]
> In any case, it's not hard to do and only takes a few minutes, so Ben:
> let me know. (I've thought it would be neat to implement a leasing
> system somehow, where a developer could lease a few machines for a
> short period of time, at which point they expire and a background job
> cleans them up.)

I'd like to add to this; If there's demand to provide SSH accounts to
MSYS2-environments for developing/testing GHC patches or generally
debugging/fixing GHC issues occuring on Windows, we may be able to
provide such (ephemeral) accounts.


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