cabal-install sends invalid proxy password

Valery V. Vorotyntsev valery.vv at
Thu Dec 18 14:25:00 EST 2008

On 12/18/08, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at> wrote:
>  > So, the Right Way(TM) to make cabal-install go through proxies is
>  > fixing `userinfo' function of `network' package (see the
>  > `network-').
> Good work. We should have this reviewed by the maintainers of the
>  network package.
>  > Until then, we should have a workaround in
>  > `cabal-install' (cabal-install-0.6.0.patch). I do.
> Thanks, I'll apply that patch. Looking at the code it looks like it will
>  not break when the proper fix is applied to the url code in the network
>  package. Do you agree?

It will not break. It will degrade from "savior" into "harmless cruft".
And when we are sure that `network' package is fixed, we should
revert `cabal-install-0.6.0.patch'.

Thank you, Duncan!


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