[Hackage] #777: cabal install {hledger, others} ExitFailure 11

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Wed Mar 16 00:12:40 CET 2011

#777: cabal install {hledger, others}  ExitFailure 11
  Reporter:  philips             |        Owner:                   
      Type:  defect              |       Status:  new              
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:  cabal-install-0.8
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:          
  Severity:  normal              |     Keywords:  ExitFailure      
Difficulty:  unknown             |   Ghcversion:                   
  Platform:  Linux               |  

Comment(by duncan):

 We need a Process API that gives us access to the info about whether a
 process terminated normally or via a signal. If we knew that we could
 present a better error message about child processes failing.

 As for why it failed exactly, that is indeed anyone's guess.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/777#comment:6>
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