Making cabal-install SSL capable

Thomas Tuegel ttuegel at
Tue Apr 28 15:08:19 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Michael Snoyman <michael at> wrote:
> Thank you :)
> Yes, the code is part of the stackage-server code base, available here:
> When I was working on this for Nix, I offered to make the code a standalone
> library/tool instead. That offer's still open if it would be useful to
> others.

I would like to take you up on that offer! I think it would need a few
tweaks for our purposes, but this is very close to a feature I was
planning to add to cabal-install. Our dependency requirements are
already growing, and they will continue to do so, whether in small
steps or leaps and bounds.

Thomas Tuegel

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