[Haskell-cafe] Re: cabal update : getHostByName

PéterDiviánszky divip at aszt.inf.elte.hu
Mon Sep 1 10:03:40 EDT 2008


> Now, when I enter "cabal update", it answers this:
> Downloading package list from server
> 'http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive'
> cabal: getHostByName: does not exist (no such host entry)

I received the same error message.
After a month I realized that my proxy settings were wrong.
(I don't need proxy but the 'http_proxy' variable was present in the shell


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