cabal update retrieves broken index: warp-1.3.3.x.cabal not readable

Ross Paterson ross at
Fri Oct 5 01:58:42 CEST 2012

On Thu, Oct 04, 2012 at 11:44:47PM +0100, Andreas Abel wrote:
> I pulled the new 00-index.tar from hackage an hour ago with cabal 
> update, breaking cabal install.
> cabal: Couldn't read cabal file "warp/1.3.3/warp.cabal"
> cabal: Couldn't read cabal file "warp/"
> Fix is
> $ tar -f 00-index.tar --delete warp/1.3.3
> $ tar -f 00-index.tar --delete warp/
> My system:
> $ cabal --version
> cabal-install version 0.10.2
> using version of the Cabal library
> $ ghc --version
> The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 7.0.1
> The cabal files for warp/1.3.3... need a fix, or be removed from hackage.

Yet another test suite containing a conditional, which breaks
cabal-install-0.10.2.  Are these going to be rejected by the Cabal
library, or should people stop using cabal-install-0.10.2?

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