[Haskell-cafe] SSL support for hackage and cabal

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Sat Nov 2 20:34:28 UTC 2013


On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 8:25 PM, Eli Frey <eli.lee.frey at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

We need an SSL library that cabal can depend on. This means that it needs
to be cross-platform, not pull in too many other depedencies, etc. Someone
needs to investigate the options and perhaps write a new binding if needed.

-- Johan
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