[Haskell-cafe] The instability of Haskell libraries

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 19:17:53 EDT 2010

Keith Sheppard <keithshep at gmail.com> writes:
> Set up a server to poll the "Source-Repository head" of every hackage
> package that includes one in it's cabal file, then rerun the build any
> time a change is detected. This may be a good excuse to implement a
> pluggable continuous integration server in haskell too along the lines
> of what Hudson is for java... maybe an idea for the next GSoC

Several problems with this:

1) Is this going to support every VCS under the sun?

2) Not all head repositories are kept stable/buildable at all times.

3) I can see this getting expensive wrt space and network usage.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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