cabal-install fails on WinXP

Alistair Bayley alistair at
Mon Apr 20 07:57:39 EDT 2009

> fetch -v3 output below. Seems to be trying to use a proxy, but that's
> not necessary as the machine is "directly" connected (via a router).

On my machine, IE has proxy settings configured, Firefox does not (I
rarely use IE). cabal seems to use IE's settings; if I change IE so
that it does not use a proxy, then it's all good.


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