cabal-install: Replacing HTTP with HTTPS

Gregory Collins greg at
Fri Apr 4 03:21:44 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 5:57 PM, Bob Ippolito <bob at> wrote:

> it appears that HsOpenSSL has some usage.

If you care about security, it's the only viable option. Gnu TLS is really
buggy in my experience and the Haskell "tls" package is not widely enough
used to be a candidate (it also doesn't follow the Hackage package
versioning policy, so is highly likely to cause build failures in the

Gregory Collins <greg at>
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