[Haskell-cafe] Build problems (hsp, trhsx, ultimately Happstack)

Thomas Hartman tphyahoo at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 17:59:42 EDT 2010

I've had this problem too.

I believe trhsx is installed by


So, you might need to
-- upgrade hsx
-- make sure that the upgraded trhsx executable is the one being
executed by cabal install hsx (maybe deleting/temporarily moving other
trhsx exes)


2010/4/22 Alexander Solla <ajs at 2piix.com>:
> Consider the following bash session:
> [ ajs at kizaru:~/ ]$ which trhsx
> /home/ajs/.cabal/bin/trhsx
> [ ajs at kizaru:~/ ]$ trhsx
> Usage: trhsx <infile> [<outfile>]
> [ ajs at kizaru:~/ ]$ cabal install hsp
> Resolving dependencies...
> Configuring hsp-0.4.5...
> Preprocessing library hsp-0.4.5...
> Building hsp-0.4.5...
> ghc: could not execute: trhsx
> cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
> hsp-0.4.5 failed during the building phase. The exception was:
> ExitFailure 1
> Does anybody have any suggestions?  I'm trying to install Happstack on Arch
> Linux (GHC 6.12.1).   ~/.cabal/bin/ is in my path and trhsx runs.
> I've had this problem before, and I think I ran cabal as root for the HSP
> package.  That's not working this time.  I get the same failure.
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