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

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Linux Kernel Compile-time options for Seagate IDE drive

I am configuring linux kernel 3.12.14 obtained from linux.org for compiling using 'make gconfig'. My question is what options exactly I need to enable to make it work for my Seagate IDE HDD? I am ...
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php --enable-calendar=shared

I have on my Arch linux system, php compiled with --enable-calendar=shared, what does that mean? I couldn't find any relevant information on that topic on the web. Problem is, that I have to ...
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How to modify source code of collection of programs of a GNU/Linux OS? [closed]

Basically the title says everything, Ubuntu/Fedora (to mention a few ones) is composed for several applications or programs dedicated each one to a specific task, but I've got a few questions: How ...
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Utilizing a newer standalone glibc [duplicate]

We're running RHEL6, which only officially supports glibc 2.12. A user is requesting that we install a newer version. I grabbed 2.18 from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/glibc/ and had no trouble running ...
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compiling bash 4.2 with patches

I want to compile bash 4.2 from source. but http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bash/bash-4.2.tar.gz is more 2 years old. Should i apply all the patches from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bash/bash-4.2-patches?
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Missing libraries in fedora 19

On fedora 19 64bit, which packages should I install for the compilation options -lz and -lcrypto? I am trying to compile git statically. This is the complete error message: [rubenroy@localhost git]$ ...
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Does SerNet compile Samba 4 with CUPS support? (How to tell in general?)

I have SerNet Samba 4.0.9 installed on CentOS 6.4. How can I tell if it was compiled with CUPS support?
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Get latest Rekonq developmental source code

I see that I can get the latest stable Rekonq through http://sourceforge.net/projects/rekonq/, but I want to get the latest developmental-version/daily-build. Where can I obtain the developmental ...
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Error in installing R package headers/libs are not available

I am installing the R package (R-3.0.1) in Red Hat Linux 6.0. Initially when I tried to install it gave the error “F77 compiler not found”. I installed the compiler and tried it again, now the error ...
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USB-Serial Driver(Exar Xr21v1414) Run Error

I'm currently trying to run the bellow driver in linux-3.8.3 on Exar xr21v1414 http://www.exar.com/connectivity/uart-and-bridging-solutions/usb-uarts/xr21v1410, but when i install the driver ...
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Specifying local install directory for ./configure for pango-1.32.6

I have built cairo-1.7.6 for use in building pango-1.32.6, and I have installed it to a directory in my home directory: /home/me/local/cairo-1.7.6. Under this directory are the expected include, lib ...
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Compiling multiple source file with arm-ulinucxeabi-gcc including -o -c option

I am compiling multiple c source which depend on multiple header files. Makefile SHELL=cpp2 ...
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How do I resolve the following error during “configure: error: XSLT configuration could not be found”

When compiling Icecast 2, I get this error when I run autogen.sh: $ autogen.sh ... stuff ommitted configure: error: XSLT configuration could not be found What is the reason for it, and how do I fix ...
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Galculator does not compile

I'm trying to compile galculator-2.0.1 but when I run make I get some errors like galculator-general_functions.o: In function `set_button_color': ...
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Error compiling glib

I am trying to compile glib 2.24.2 under Debian 64bit GNU/Linux 6.0.4 (squeeze) using: gcc 4.0.3 glibc 2.3.6 Configure command: CPP="/home/swarkentin/externalBins/bin/cpp" \ ...
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“Modules not found” error during kernel install

I have a question regarding a kernel installation. I downloaded a new version of net-next kernel source and I performed the following steps: make allyesconfig make -j16 make modules_install make ...
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Install libbz2 from source on CentOS

I want to install the bz2 library from ssh to my CentOS server. I get it from the homepage and use tar -xvf command to extract it, but it does't have a configure file to compile and install it. ...
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Installing MySQL 5.5 on Mac OS 10.6

I am trying to install MySQL from source on my Mac OS. I've expanded the source code, and am now trying to configure it. However, I can't get past that step: ...
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how to build lc tool in linux?

lc----A tool to count lines of code in C files. The make file of lc is given as below SHELL=/bin/sh CC=cc # Objects we link together. OBJ=lc.o get.o all: $(OBJ) $(CC) -o lc $(OBJ) ...
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I am failing to build DocBook-utils

I was following these instructions (DocBook-utils 0.6.14), and now I get the following failure when running make: ... SGML_CATALOG_FILES=/etc/sgml/catalog \ SGML_SEARCH_PATH=../../doc:.. \ nsgmls ...
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I am failing to build gudev with JHBuild

When I run jhbuild buildone gudev I get: <SNIP> Making all in . CC extras/gudev/extras_gudev_libgudev_1_0_la-gudevclient.lo CC ...
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Error in codeblocks: free(): invalid pointer

So, I just installed Code::Blocks by downloading the source code from the official site, and then run the ./configure command, autoreconf -f -i, make and then make install. Everything works just fine ...
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init & System V IPC in kernel

Does it affect init if System V IPC is not compiled into a kernel? Does init require System V IPC?
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Building python with openssl support

I have the following directory structure: nchambers@nchambers-305E4A-305E5A-305E7A:~/mini-bin$ la 2to3 cpp-5.3.0 gcov-5.3.0 grmid-5.3.0 objcopy-2.25.1 ...
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Having problems with make and opencv

I'm trying to build opencv for my x86_64 Centos 6 operating system. I think the problem is make is trying to use the 32 bit version of the bz2 library instead of the 64 bit version. I get this ...
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Unable to Live Build a Custom Kali ISO

I am using this guide to build custom kali OS iso but I am getting error after this command. ./build.sh --distribution sana --verbose ERROR: You need a Kali patched debootstrap. Your current version: ...
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Custom GCC installation - how should I set my environment variables?

After some pains I was finally able to build me a gcc 4.9.3 (I don't have root on the machine I'm working on, and Fedora 22 doesn't package gcc 4.9 anyway). And it even works, i.e. using it to compile ...
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tmux problem of linking libevent when running

This is linked to the question: Why can't gcc find libevent when building tmux from source? I was having the error when ./configure and the fix by @StéphaneGimenez only solves compile problem. ...
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GCC: library linked several times can cause “multiple definition” errors?

I have a toolchain generated through Buildroot with which I am trying to compile something statically but the build fails with gcc saying something about "multiple definition". Now looking at the ...
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yaffs2utils compile error in cygwin

I am trying to make yaffs2utils in cygwin and I have error below: gcc -I. -I./yaffs2 -O2 -Wall -Wshadow -Winline -Wpointer-arith -Wnested-externs -Wwrite-strings -Wstrict-prototypes ...
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Error while compiling parted statically

I downloaded parted-3.2 and tried static compilation. These are the steps I followed : ./configure and then I tried make LDFLAGS=-static which throws the following error : ...
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Linux/Embedded Linux - Understanding the Kernel and additional BSP specific components [closed]

*tldr; I would like to generally understand how the world of linux / embedded linux works. What do I need to do to take the Linux mainline and compile/deploy it on a board with different processors ...
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Building OpenCV on Arch Linux can't find gcc

I have successfully build OpenCV using this linux install tutorial on an Ubuntu distribution in the past, but recently, I needed to build it on a Arch Linux distribution. The command cmake -D ...
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Compiling FFMPEG from source: cannot find shared library

I'm compiling FFMPEG from source using the guide for Ubuntu which I've used before with success. I'm compiling on a Vagrant virtual machine in VirtualBox on Ubuntu server 14.04. You can clone the ...
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Which Gentoo Package provides Qt5CompositorConfig.cmake?

I would like to compile and then install Hawaii from source code, but I am stuck at the compiling GreenIsland (a dependency of Hawaii) from source code stage. I created a build subdirectory of the ...
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build application with another toolchain rather than the original one

The original tool chain of my computer is x86_64-redhat-linux, but I need to build application that can be used in another different file system. (It means I release the application to other people ...
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mpi.h not found

I tried to compile the Hello World program in C, inside Eclipse PTP, but it gives me an error related to mpi.h. I have included /usr/local/include and /usr/local/lib in my paths, and also tried ...
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How to apply patches in linux

I'm trying to build a kernel using a make command. I need to apply patches. All the patches are present in the SOURCES directory, and I have extracted linux-3.8.0 in another directory. I have around ...
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Compiling kernel module Debian 7.9 xillybus

I'm having problems to compile XIllybus kernel module. As this official guide explains (on the top of page 8 of 25) I unpackaged the tar.gz file and compiled the kernel module by typing the make ...
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What are the alternatives to GNU ld?

I was curious if it's possible to build Linux kernel without GNU toolchain (gcc+autotools). I found out that it is possible: after applying patches from llvm.linuxfoundation.org, it was possible to ...
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Installing Atom editor on RedHat (Scientific) without root priviliges

I'm on the verge of giving up installing the atom editor on a university machine to which I don't have root access to. The instructions on the Github page for building from source require some ...
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Compiling 64bit Python on HP-UX (Itanium)

I'm trying to compile 64bit Python (2.7.10) on HP-UX (ia64), as per the Python readme, but can't seem to get it to work properly. This is what I'm using. I've also removed the "-O" from the OPT line ...
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Can't compile php 5.3 on Centos 6

I need enable php-fpm on php 5.3.29 to Centos 6, I have this error while running the ./configure script: ... config.status: creating sapi/fpm/php-fpm.conf config.status: creating ...
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Having trouble installing libirecovery from source

Here is the output I get from the make command. I have readline installed but it is still throwing this error. What am I doing wrong here? root@Kali:~/idevice/libirecovery# make make all-recursive ...
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build memcached source on centos6.4 64bit fails

I'd like to build memcached from source on centos 6.4 x86_64 but only get following error. checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu ...
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Building gcc fails

I'm trying to build the gcc nightly but I'm having issues. (This happens each time I update the source, so it's not just a bleeding-edge bug.) I'm following the standard instructions, to wit: cd ...
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How to compile Edimax WW-7822UAC modules

I have a Edimax EW-7822UAC wireless USB adapter. Everytime I download the driver on the Edimax website, and follow the steps I am presented with the following errors: make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= ...
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Cannot find -lgmodule-2.0

I try to cross compile bluez-utils-3.36 from the sources. But i always get this error after executing makecommand. ...
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Update GnuTLS for JHBuild

I am trying to compile GTK+ from source and have installed JHBuild for this purpose. I've already managed to build PyGObject using JHBuild and the sanitycheck runs without output. For building GTK+ ...
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Error while trying to compile/install kernel, 4.1.6 on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying kernel compilation in Linux for the first time. I'm using the guide here to learn the basics. I'm able to pull the source code from the git repository, and can compile it. However, I run ...