[Haskell-cafe] Fwd: cabal-install sends invalid proxy password

Valery V. Vorotyntsev valery.vv at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 04:46:55 EST 2008


> I was surprised to discover that `cabal-install' -- a popular utility
> for installing Hackage packages -- cannot work with HTTP proxies.
> Despite all the necessary code linked in.
> `cabal update' command returns HTTP 407 (Proxy Authentication Required)
> error.  The problem is explained below and patches follow.

See http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.libraries/10420

No response so far. (I start to suspect that there is just one
"proxied haskeller" subscribed to `libraries' and `cabal-dev' lists:)


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