Cabal update fails

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvriedel at
Wed Jan 7 16:17:54 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-07 at 17:12:01 +0100, Simon Peyton Jones wrote:
> What does this mean (on Linux)?
> Thanks, Simon
> bash$ cabal update
> Downloading the latest package list from
> cabal: <socket: 11>: resource vanished

Simply a network error while communicating w/ hackage... does `cabal
update -v3` give any useful indication?

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