Moving head.hackage upstream

Ben Gamari ben at
Fri Jul 19 21:47:55 UTC 2019

Ben Gamari <ben at> writes:

> Hi Herbert,
> Last week I did some work to clean up and document GHC's head.hackage
> infrastructure. At this point we have a full CI pipeline, including
> automatic deployment of a Hackage repository.
> I asked on #ghc and there was quite some appetite to use
> as the head.hackage upstream
> repository to eliminate confusion and enjoy the benefits of having merge
> requests checked via CI. Moreover, this would significantly simplify the
> process of testing GHC against head.hackage as it would eliminate the need
> to pull from a separate upstream repository.
> Would you be okay with moving head.hackage's upstream?
Just a gentle ping on this, Herbert.


- Ben
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