Compiling is the process of transforming source code into byte codes for a particular computer architecture.

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Compiling apache modules --enable-mods-shared vs --enable-modules

A snippet from the Apache httpd-2.4 configure document: --enable-mods-shared=MODULE-LIST Defines a list of modules to be enabled and build as dynamic shared modules. This mean, these module have to ...
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how to recompile rasbian OS [on hold]

how to change some boot up features in raspberry pi operating system. what is the platform use to do that.I want to find out is that visual studio can use for that
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How to use local shared library while compiling the FOSS project?

I want to compile guile on shared hosting but when I run ./configure I've got error: configure: error: GNU MP 4.1 or greater not found, see README so I've downloaded GMP and tried to install it ...
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Configuration file for kernel in VM environment

I downloaded a fresh kernel that I'm planning on using in a VM. In the instructions of the tutorial I'm using, I'm told You will also need to build a new instance of the kernel, and ensure that ...
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Compiling non-Debian (doesn't have a debian sub-directory) package into a .deb [closed]

I have the source of a package that I'm trying to compile into a .deb (Thunderbird to be exact), but it is not a Debian-specific package (it doesn't have a debian subdirectory). I was following this ...
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Where is the final compiled Linux kernel image located when make vmlinux is ran?

I know this is a rather stupid question, but when I run make vmlinux, where is the final compiled kernel image located? And no, it's not sourcedir/vmlinux (at least for me, neither GRUB nor booting ...
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Install samba4.4.4 from source on centos7

Following the steps on Samba wiki page, I was able to build the samba source code. However, after sudo make install, I could not start the samba service since there is no systemd entry under /usr/lib/...
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How to modify Ubuntu update-manager in IDE

I have downloaded the source code from update-manager via apt-get source command and now I'd like to edit it. Is there any IDE to import this package source to the IDE? Thanks in advance.
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Copy compiled application to another system

I compiled the latest version of netatalk (3.1.8) from source to replace the rather outdated version on my Raspberry Pi. This was quite successful, and I would like to use this version on other ...
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Linux cant find build tool for kernel

I'm trying to build a kernel for an embedded system. When I try running make AARCH=arm UIMAGE_LOADADDR-0x8000 uImage, the following message gets shown: make: arm-xilinx-linux-gnueabi-gcc: not found ...
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Add a driver module to embedded linux

I have a task that consists in implementing a driver for an RF module. The RF module communicate with the blackFin609 microcontroller using UART. In a first step i created a uClinux image and ...
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Can you set Linux sysctl values at compile time

I am compiling a custom linux kernel. I want to set some sysctl values at kernel compile time. Defaults I want are different to the defaults kernel sets. Is there a way to do this? Please note I ...
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Determine the name of the static/dynamic library

Quite often I am using third party snippets of c code that uses a Unix/Linux c library, an example #include <glib.h>, #include <net/if.h>. And they require me to know the specific library ...
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wmctrl compilation error - missing library

wmctrl is a utility application that controls GNOME/linux windows from command line I am building a wmctrl binary from source, however I am having a problem compiling it, it complains about not ...
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How to turn off stack protector in linux kernel easily? [duplicate]

I wrote a simple module for the Linux Kernel and it has a stack buffer overflow vulnerability. I want to exploit the module, but I have to turn off the stack protector in the kernel first. How could I ...
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“cc: Command not found” when compiling a PAM module on Centos

I was trying to make a linux server become a radius client. So I downloaded pam_radius. By following the steps from this website : openacs.org/doc/install-pam-radius.html and by following these steps :...
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error while loading shared libraries: libcppunit-1.13.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

I've done everything I thought was needed, but can't get this library to be installed properly. ldconfig -p | grep libcppunit keeps returning the empty string. To install it, I've run (do not ...
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GCC 4.8 compilation error: cannot find the system header directory

I'm trying to compile GCC 4.8.3. I have read the documentation carefully but I'm still unable to cross compile it for 64bit system. I have also gone through this guide. But my requirement is to build ...
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Ubuntu - Removing MPFR and installing a new version from source

I am on Ubuntu Hardy Heron trying to compile gcc 4.4 from source. The problem is that I need MPFR version 2.3.2 or greater. I have MPFR version 2.3.1. I can verify this via running this small snippet ...
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What does the file cpuid.h do?

I am trying to build GLIBC 2.14 from source. I keep getting the error message that cpuid.h was not found. What does that file contain and what purpose does it serve ? I have seen that cpuid.h is ...
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How to build GTK2 on the Mac OS X EI Captain?

I tried to build GTK2 to Mac OS X EI Captain from source code. But by the environment variable (INCLUDE?), an error occurred and I failed to build. Please help me by advices? Doesn't someone have the ...
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Compiling Apache with another glibc version

My system has an old glibc version. I compiled the new version [2.23] into /FaF/glibc. Due to the fact the new glibc version is not compatible with SLES 11 SP2 & SP3 I have to use the linker ...
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Linux kernel 3.14: Cannot find LILO

I'm trying to compile linux kernel 3.14 on ubuntu 14.04. Before anyone points out, I know newer stable versions of the kernel are available but I have been asked to install 3.14 itself. So, I wrote a ...
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Problems compiling VASP

I'm trying to compile VASP 5.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 and running into issues. I believe I'm most the way there but when I run the make command it seems to bottle out with out a specific error. I am unable ...
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Build Linux for a Raspberry Pi without /opt/vc?

Now that the vc4 DRM/GBM driver has been making progress, is it possible to build Linux (not just the kernel but the entire operating system eg. Linux From Scratch) without libraries and programs from ...
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What does 'build with master branch of …' mean?

I'm trying to install ios-webkit-debug-proxy. and while running 'make' I get following error. webinspector.c: In function 'idevice_connection_get_fd_wrapper': webinspector.c:50:3: error: implicit ...
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Where do C# executables running on an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 desktop which use source code that DLLImport's shared objects look for them at runtime? [closed]

Where do C# executables running on an Ubuntu Linux 16.04 Lenovo Thinkstation desktop which use source code that DLLImport's shared objects (so's) look for shared objects at runtime? Even if the shared ...
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How to compile efivar?

I am trying to compile efivar-0.23 for my LFS, but when I untar it end run the following command: make libdir="/usr/lib/" bindir="/usr/bin/" mandir="/usr/share/man/" includedir=/usr/include/" V=1 -j1 ...
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How to determine if a custom kernel improves system performance?

In addition to measuring boot time and kernel size before and after re-compilation, what are some other useful metrics for determining if a custom-compiled kernel improves system performance? I know ...
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How can I find out what linker flags are needed to use a given C library function?

Running example C code is a painful exercise unless it comes with a makefile. I often find myself with a C file containing code that supposedly does something very cool, but for which a first basic ...
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How long might it take to build NetBSD userland and kernel?

I am interested to use NetBSD as the operating system on my server. I have not used a system where security updates are performed by source, but have read enough in the guide to feel comfortable ...
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How can I compile a more compact glibc?

While trying to create an x86-64 appliance, I naturally wanted to compile glibc 2.23. I managed to do so through mkdir build cd build ../configure --enable-kernel=2.6.32 --with-headers=/path/to/...
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unable to compile GNOME planner from source

I'm using fedora 23 64 bits here, i suppose i have all dev deps installed, however this last one i don't know how to solve: [sombriks@sephiroth planner]$ sh autogen.sh /usr/bin/gnome-autogen.sh ***...
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How to compile custom kernel for Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to run the Ubuntu 14 Raspberry Pi ARM image in QEMU, and for that I need the kernel that matches the version used in the image. If I mount the image and run file vmlinuz I see: vmlinuz: ...
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Saving time while compiling Kernel

I have to demonstrate a practical where I have to make my own module, add this module to a kernel's source and implement the system call. I'm using 3.16 kernel on Ubuntu but it takes around 2 hours to ...
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Freebsd porting and pkg-static

I am porting makemkv to freebsd 10.2 and for this reason I wrote the following makefile: # New ports collection makefile for: makemkv # Date created: 05 Mar 2012 # Date Updated: ...
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Build location-independent GCC binaries

I have some problems with GCC. I want a portable version of GCC because the PC I use for programming cannot be connected to Internet due to some driver issues. So, I read an article on how to compile ...
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GNU Make4.1 Segmentation Fault

During a make check after compiling GNU Make-4.1, the following error occurs. make[2]: Entering directory '/mnt/lfs/sources/make-4.1' cd tests && perl ./run_make_tests.pl -srcdir /mnt/lfs/...
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How do I enable memory zone reclaim mode on the Linux kernel?

I am running Gentoo Linux Hardened using kernel 4.3.3-hardened-r4 on an AMD A4-5300 APU. To troubleshoot a memory problem I have with my system I need to enable sysctl vm.zone_reclaim_mode=1, but ...
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How to compile kernel module for different kernel version?

I have the following kernel installed: [root@localhost ~]# uname -r 2.6.32-573.el6.x86_64 And the following kernel source: linux-2.6.32-573.1.1.el6.x86_64 I am trying to compile a kernel module ...
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How to get the compiler flags that are used to build the binaries in a (.deb) package?

I know that apt-get source <package_name> gives you the source package. It contains a debian folder with a file called rules. If I understand it correctly, this file describes how the source ...
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How to uninstall linux kernel?

I was building linux kernel from git master for ubuntu all day, I was not able to build packages, so I just ran sudo make module_install install. How to remove it? Makefile doesn't provide make ...
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GCC 5.1.0 fails to compile following the LFS guide — pass 2; linking errors?

I'm trying to follow the LFS guide for compiling the GCC 5.1 with binutils 5.25 and glibc 2.21 and the process fails when reaching the "gcc pass 2" step giving me the error: ld: /tools/lib/../lib64/...
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Shell script getting 'permission denied' despite using umask 000 before command

I have a shell script (build.sh) that ends by attempting to copy some files into a new directory. However it says: mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/files/ondisk/shared//comp/auto/bleeding-1169-...
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custom sysconfdir for coreutils

I compiled coreutils with --sysconfdir=/test/etc instead of default /etc, moved /etc/group to /test/etc/group, and chgrp failed with chgrp: invalid group: $groupname. How can I fix that and ...
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Can ifort and pgi complier coexist in the same system?

My linux cluster has installed ifort compiler now. But for some purpose, I need pgi compiler in the same computer. Can they coexist? I'm not familiar with this area, afraid of meeting trouble.
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Compile shared library from asm code with current sources

I just did some basic functions in asm that I compile in a shared library. Like : [BITS 64] global foo section .text foo: mov rax, 1 ret I compiled ...
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clang: error: argument unused during compilation: '--param max-inline-insns-single=1000'

I am trying to install cosi2 downloaded from http://www.broadinstitute.org/mpg/cosi2. While running ./configure to install the program, I get the following error: clang: error: argument unused during ...
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Install Mesa3D on Debian - LIBDRM not found by configure autoconf

I am trying to compile and install mesa3D from source. (ftp://ftp.freedesktop.org/pub/mesa/11.0.0/mesa-11.0.0-rc3.tar.gz) I am at the configure step ./configure \ CXXFLAGS="-O2 -g -...
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Build custom EDID with several modelines

I would like to build custom EDID using kernel sources. But I need to use several modelines - more refresh rates for same resolution. Is it possible using method in kernel sources? Could you please ...