Cabal-Install Update Problems
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sat Jul 26 00:38:41 EDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-07-25 at 21:43 -0500, Jeff Wheeler wrote:
> I'm trying to use cabal-install on two machines, Debian Sid and OS X
> 10.5, but I am unable to run "update" on either. Most other commands
> seem to work fine, but the networking for "update" gives an error on
> both machines, completely independently:
> Downloading package list from server
> cabal: recv: resource vanished (Connection reset by peer)
> Both machines are using a vanilla Netgear ProSafe VPN Firewall
> FVS318v3, a very simple prosumer router. Obviously, the router works
> fine for everything else, and has been running flawlessly for ages.
> This is using cabal-install from darcs and the cabal 1.4 branch.
We're using the Haskell HTTP package, so it might be worth trying to
construct a cut-down test case using that. Using update with the -v3
flag should dump the http conversation which might give us some
indication of which phase goes wrong.
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