Multi-version GHC PPA for Travis-CI (was: GHC HEAD vs Hackage, panic-free edition)

Simon Hengel sol at
Fri Oct 18 09:43:56 UTC 2013

this is awesome.

For similar reasons I set up recently.  I

In an ideal world we would have PPAs for all the GHC versions + the
latest version of cabal install for all versions of Ubuntu back to the
latest LTS release.


On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 10:02:58AM +0200, Herbert Valerio Riedel wrote:
> Hi,
> On 2013-10-15 at 16:27:43 +0200, Edward Kmett wrote:
> > Carter and I started a conversation with the travis-ci guys about how to
> > support multiple Haskell versions a year and a half ago, but it fizzled out
> > and not much came of it.
> Fyi, as I didn't want to wait any longer for travis-ci to support
> multiple GHC versions I went ahead, picked up debian packaging, and
> built some minimal GHC .deb packages (which probably don't follow best
> practices, but it does the job as a proof of concept) in an Ubuntu PPA:
> ...and here's an example how to set up .travis.yaml to test with a couple
> of GHCs:
> The result can be seen here:
> HTH,
>   hvr
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