[Haskell-cafe] Trouble installing haskeline: ExitFailure 139

David Banas capn.freako at gmail.com
Sat Sep 14 22:57:40 CEST 2013

Has anyone else hit an unexplained *ExitFailure 139* when trying to install
the *haskeline* package?


dbanas at dbanas-lap:~/prj$ cabal install -v haskeline
Reading available packages...
Choosing modular solver.
Resolving dependencies...
to /tmp/haskeline-
creating /tmp/haskeline-
creating /tmp/haskeline-
creating /tmp/haskeline-
/usr/local/bin/ghc --make
/tmp/haskeline- -o
/tmp/haskeline- -odir
/tmp/haskeline- -hidir
/tmp/haskeline- -i
-i/tmp/haskeline- -package Cabal-1.16.0
[1 of 1] Compiling Main             (
/tmp/haskeline- )
Linking /tmp/haskeline- ...
/tmp/haskeline- configure
--verbose=2 --ghc --prefix=/home/dbanas/.cabal --user --flags=terminfo
--flags=-libiconv --flags=-legacy-encoding --constraint=unix ==
--constraint=transformers == --constraint=terminfo ==
--constraint=filepath == --constraint=directory ==
--constraint=containers == --constraint=bytestring ==
--constraint=base == --disable-tests --disable-benchmarks
World file is already up to date.
cabal: Error: some packages failed to install:
haskeline- failed during the configure step. The exception was:
ExitFailure 139
dbanas at dbanas-lap:~/prj$
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