[Hackage] #714: cabal: Couldn't read cabal file ".\\HaTeX\\1.0.0\\HaTeX.cabal"

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#714: cabal: Couldn't read cabal file ".\\HaTeX\\1.0.0\\HaTeX.cabal"
  Reporter:  guest               |        Owner:         
      Type:  defect              |       Status:  new    
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:         
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:
  Severity:  normal              |     Keywords:         
Difficulty:  normal              |   Ghcversion:  6.12.1 
  Platform:  Windows             |  

Comment(by ross):

 Replying to [comment:6 duncan]:
 > Ross: the temporary solution is to change the hackage-scripts upload
 script to read the .cabal file from disk using a modified readUTF8File
 that does not ignore the BOM:

 Is the idea to make the upload fail by triggering a parse error?

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/714#comment:8>
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