a build bot for cabal-powered projects


scoutess is a WIP build bot software for cabal-powered Haskell projects. Please note that it is not usable yet.

For a post containing example usage, see this post.

If you have questions, if you would like to discuss that project with us or contribute to it, feel free to email alpmestan@gmail.com or join #scoutess on irc.freenode.net.

Scoutess assumes you have cabal with sandboxes integrated. In addition, you'll want to have a clean-room install of ghc available. For the included MainNew, I downloaded the ghc binary from http://www.haskell.org/ghc and did:

$ ./configure --prefix=/opt/ghc-7.6.3 $ make $ sudo make install

Scoutess then uses this clean room install + sandboxes so that:

  1. packages in your normal GHC environment are not visible
  2. building packages with scoutess does not affect the cleanroom install