[Hackage] #748: cabal update fails

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Wed Oct 13 08:51:16 EDT 2010

#748: cabal update fails
  Reporter:  guest          |        Owner:      
      Type:  defect         |       Status:  new 
  Priority:  high           |    Milestone:      
 Component:  Cabal library  |      Version:  HEAD
  Severity:  major          |     Keywords:      
Difficulty:  unknown        |   Ghcversion:      
  Platform:  Windows        |  
 I've installed Haskell Platform 2010.2.0.0 and I cannot make any use of
 cabal since "cabal update" results in:

 Config file path source is default config file.
 Config file C:\Users\suszynsk\AppData\Roaming\cabal\config not found.
 Writing default configuration to
 Downloading the latest package list from hackage.haskell.org
 cabal: failed

 cabal -V returns:
 cabal-install version 0.8.2
 using version of the Cabal library

 I'm using Windows Vista Enterprise

 GHC ver. 6.12.3

 [I was unable to select correct versions of cabal and ghc in this "create
 new ticket" form]

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/748>
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