[Haskell-cafe] SSL support for hackage and cabal

Eli Frey eli.lee.frey at gmail.com
Sat Nov 2 19:25:18 UTC 2013

Hello all,

It recently came to my attention that hackage is http only.  I would love
to do anything I can to help hackage support https. What is the process for
volunteering with the IHG (I imagine this is the avenue for helping with

If the IHG is having dificulty getting an SSL certificate, GlobalSign (ful
disclosure, they are my employer) provides free certificates to FOSS

here is a link: https://www.globalsign.com/ssl/ssl-open-source/

I am also concerned that cabal does not have support for SSL, but hackage
must come first and at least then a sufficiently paranoid person can
download their packages over https and ad them to their cabal sandboxes.

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