Any ways to test a GHC build against large set of packages (including test suites)?

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at
Tue Aug 7 15:15:04 UTC 2018

Hi Ömer,

This is exactly the motivation for the Stackage HEAD works that we have pushed at Tweag I/O in the context of the GHC DevOps group. Have a look at

and also the blog post from when the first version went live:


> Am 06.08.2018 um 09:40 schrieb Ömer Sinan Ağacan <omeragacan at>:
> Hi,
> I'd like to test some GHC builds + some compile and runtime flag combinations
> against a large set of packages by building them and running test suites. For
> this I need
> - A set of packages that are known to work with latest GHC
> - A way to build them and run their test suites (if I could specify compile and
>  runtime flags that'd be even better)
> I think stackage can serve as (1) but I don't know how to do (2). Can anyone
> point me to the right direction? I vaguely remember some nix-based solution for
> this that was being discussed on the IRC channel, but can't recall any details.
> Thanks,
> Ömer
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