[Haskell-cafe] SSL support for hackage and cabal

Scott Lawrence bytbox at gmail.com
Sat Nov 2 20:41:04 UTC 2013

I believe tls and tls-extra (http://hackage.haskell.org/package/tls-1.1.5) 
satisfy those requirements, being pure haskell.

On Sat, 2 Nov 2013, Johan Tibell wrote:

> Hi,
> 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

Scott Lawrence

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