(Note: I also posted this a few days ago to [hidden email] without much response, and thought I might have more success here.
Please correct me if this is inappropriate.)
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: