Run cabal in verbose mode to see the exact message, and raise an issue on the HTF web site, the HTF developers would have a better idea.


On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Roelof Wobben <> wrote:

As soon as I do : cabal install HTF
I see this output :

Configuring xmlgen-
Building xmlgen-
Preprocessing library xmlgen-
[1 of 1] Compiling Text.XML.Generator ( src/Text/XML/Generator.hs,
dist/build/Text/XML/Generator.o )
In-place registering xmlgen-
Installing library in /home/roelof/.cabal/lib/xmlgen-
Registering xmlgen-
Installed xmlgen-
Downloading HTF-
Configuring HTF-
Building HTF-
Preprocessing library HTF-
ghc: could not execute: cpphs
Failed to install HTF-
cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
HTF- failed during the building phase. The exception was:
ExitFailure 1
roelof@roelof-System-Product-Name:~$ cabal install cpphs
Resolving dependencies...
All the requested packages are already installed:


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