[Haskell-cafe] Cabal update problem

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 12 07:11:35 EDT 2010

On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 12:21 +0100, Maciej Podgurski wrote:
> Hi,
> after updating to cabal-install-0.8.0/Cabal- with GHC 6.10.4, I 
> always get an error when updating the package list:
>     > cabal update
>     Downloading the latest package list from hackage.haskell.org
>     cabal: Codec.Compression.Zlib: premature end of compressed stream
> Is there a way to fix this without rebuilding from the latest darcs repo?

This is a public service announcement:

Windows users should upgrade to cabal-install-0.8.2

Windows binary available here

I'll also be included in the upcoming release of the Haskell Platform.

Sorry about the silly bug.


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