cabal-install sends invalid proxy password
dominic.steinitz at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Dec 17 05:17:32 EST 2008
Valery V. Vorotyntsev <valery.vv <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Dear lazy programmers,
> I was surprised to discover that `cabal-install' -- a popular utility
> for installing Hackage packages -- cannot work with HTTP proxies.
> Despite all the necessary code linked in.
> `cabal update' command returns HTTP 407 (Proxy Authentication Required)
> error. The problem is explained below and patches follow.
I just tripped over the same problem yesterday so your patch saved me a lot of
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