[Haskell-cafe] Hackage internal server error

David Fox ddssff at gmail.com
Tue May 24 16:25:04 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 2:52 AM, Niklas Broberg
<niklas.broberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> nibro at nibro-laptop:~/src/haskell-src-exts$ cabal sdist
> Building source dist for haskell-src-exts-1.11.1...
> Preprocessing library haskell-src-exts-1.11.1...
> Source tarball created: dist/haskell-src-exts-1.11.1.tar.gz
> nibro at nibro-laptop:~/src/haskell-src-exts$ cabal upload
> dist/haskell-src-exts-1.11.1.tar.gz
> Hackage username: NiklasBroberg
> Hackage password:
> Uploading dist/haskell-src-exts-1.11.1.tar.gz...
> Error: dist/haskell-src-exts-1.11.1.tar.gz: 500 Internal Server Error
> 500 Internal Server Error
> <stdin>: hWaitForInput: invalid argument (Invalid or incomplete multibyte or
> wide character)
> nibro at nibro-laptop:~/src/haskell-src-exts$
> Hackage's fault, cabal's fault, or (*gasp*) mine?

Here's my guess - there is a character in some non-unicode encoding in
one of the names in the cabal file.

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