Cabal-Install Update Problems

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Sun Jul 27 23:58:36 EDT 2008

On 2008 Jul 27, at 21:45, Jeff Wheeler wrote:

> I am still unable to figure out what is causing this issue, but  
> while experimenting, I found something interesting. Changing the  
> request in cabal-install to POST instead of GET causes it to work  
> perfectly (obviously, this is really ugly, and I know that),  
> avoiding any problems.
> The example get.hs file from the HTTP library works fine (even with  
> the same file), so this is not a global problem with my network and  
> Haskell. :-/

This sounds like your ISP is running a misconfigured cache.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

More information about the Libraries mailing list