http-client backend using the OpenSSL library.

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LTS Haskell 20.25:0.3.3@rev:1
Stackage Nightly 2023-06-08:0.3.3@rev:1
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MIT licensed by Michael Snoyman
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Used by 1 package in lts-7.24(full list with versions):


Full tutorial docs on the http-client package set are available at:

This package is an alternative to http-client-tls for those wishing to make secure connections with the OpenSSL library.


  • Use different domain name so tests pass

  • Minor doc updates

  • Simplified a test case

Expand hints for getAddrInfo. More exception safety.