Alain O'Dea alain.odea at
Tue Apr 1 11:22:16 UTC 2014


> On Apr 1, 2014, at 11:11, Joachim Breitner <mail at> wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 01.04.2014, 11:08 +0000 schrieb Alain O'Dea:
>> From what I understand Travis CI limits running time for each build.
>> We may be able to create binaries of stage1 and/or stage2 in one build
>> and test them in another.  We could also fan out the test process
>> using a Build Matrix to let GHC's full suite fit into the time limit
>> as fragments.  That would require some changes to the testsuite or
>> some lengthy build scripts for each segment that explicitly run many
>> "make TEST=sometest" commands.
> The main problem with Travis is that it only tests on one architecture.
> There are more (e.g. very undetailed reporting compared to a buildbot
> waterfall/grid)

Good points.

> Hence: Travis is _not_ going to be a solution for us; we will want our
> own infrastructure.

I'm happy to assist with getting whatever system fits the bill working. It seems like Buildbot should.

Where can we get infrastructure on multiple architectures easily?  I imagine we may need to
mix and match.

> Greetings,
> Joachim
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