[Haskell-cafe] ping haskell.org timeout

Jason Dagit dagitj at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 00:11:51 CEST 2011

On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Greg Fitzgerald <garious at gmail.com> wrote:
> "cabal update" hangs.  "ping haskell.org" times out.  But haskell.org and
> hackage webpages are loading just fine.  What's going on?

Lots of servers turn off ICMP packet responses these days so ping
isn't as reliable as it once was for detecting when a server is

I'm not sure why cabal update would hang.


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