mtl-2.1 severly broken, cabal needs blacklisting

Bas van Dijk v.dijk.bas at
Tue Nov 13 18:30:09 CET 2012

On 13 November 2012 17:27, Andreas Abel <andreas.abel at> wrote:
> This calls for a means of blacklisting broken or malicious packages.
>   cabal update
> should also pull a blacklist of packages that will never be selected by
> cabal install (except maybe by explicit user safety overriding).

Maybe we can use the existing preferred-versions file that cabal-install uses:


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