Haskell Buildpack for Heroku
Last night I took Neuman Vong’s and Mark Wotton’s Haskell Buildpack for Heroku and got it working!
I’ve been able to deploy a simple Warp example and a in-development Yesod application. The steps are quite easy:
yesod init cd yesod-buildpack-demo mv deploy/Procfile . git add -A git commit -m "Initial commit" heroku apps:create yesod-buildpack-demo --stack cedar --buildpack https://github.com/pufuwozu/heroku-buildpack-haskell.git git push heroku master
The push will take quite a while for the first time, while it downloads packages. Packages are cached for the next push.
After it’s finished, the default Yesod application on Heroku:
No compilation locally! How awesome is that!?
Turns out this could have worked 5 months ago if it wasn’t for this bug:
$BUILD_DIR = $1
Notice the typo? An extra
$. Heroku doesn’t report errors from the
bin/release script in a Buildpack so Mark had no idea what was going
wrong. I only found out by running the Buildpack locally with
Anyway, give the Buildpack a try and let me know what you think: