[Haskell-beginners] Re: problem cabal install'ing hmatrix

Heinrich Apfelmus apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Wed Apr 22 04:07:17 EDT 2009

Erik Quaeghebeur wrote:
> $ cabal install hmatrix
> Resolving dependencies...
> Configuring hmatrix-
> Preprocessing library hmatrix-
> running dist/build/Numeric/GSL/Special/Internal_hsc_make failed
> command was: dist/build/Numeric/GSL/Special/Internal_hsc_make
>> dist/build/Numeric/GSL/Special/Internal.hs
> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
> hmatrix- failed during the building phase. The exception was:
> exit: ExitFailure 1
> What should I do to diagnose/resolve this problem?
> I'm on Gentoo/amd64 and have also posted this question in the gentoo
> forums.


   cabal install hmatrix --verbose

to get a more detailed failure report.

On Mac/PPC, the trickiest part for me was to meet the dependencies on C
libraries, and there was some x86 assembly instruction lurking around.

Otherwise, no idea. You might want to try the  haskell-cafe at haskell.org
 or  libraries at haskell.org  mailing lists.



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