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

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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 : ../libparted/.libs/...
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Static compilation of wget

I downloaded the source code of wget and tried a static compilation. These are the steps that I followed : ./configure LDFLAGS=-static At the end the output shown is as follows : Version: ...
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Automated kernel recompilation on security patches?

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and really enjoy the fact that I get automatic kernel security updates. When a kernel security problem is patched, a new package will be shipped with the new version. My machine is ...
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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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Using gcc compile flags

I am trying to understand how to properly setup gcc to find stuff in my environmental variables. Currently I compiled some code, SDL and I added it to my .bashrc and sourced that .bashrc as well. ...
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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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How do I write a script to automatically compile and install all Moksha modules?

I have this repository cloned on my Sabayon machine, what I would like to do is write a script that will change into each directory of this repo (just the top-level directories, not directories inside ...
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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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Building Python packages succeeds, but package is improperly built

When running python3 setup.py build it ended with this: x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc -pthread -shared -Wl,-O1 -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,relro -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions -Wl,-z,...
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Installed libncurses5-dev, but can't make menuconfig! [closed]

I'm new to Linux, I found some links in Internet to Build and install Kernel(Just want to play :-P). I installed required libraries(ncurses libraries), kernel headers(sudo apt-get install linux-...
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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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Difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg

I would like to know the exact difference between make-kpkg and make deb-pkg . This question asks almost the same thing but with no satisfying answers. Previously I was using make -j `getconf ...
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C compiler cannot create executables exit 77

I am using a RedHat linux environment where I do not have root permissions (I am on a paid server account). Every time I try to run "./configure" on a new package that I am trying to set up and ...
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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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Errors cross-compiling with distcc

I'm currently attempting a build of the Raspbian kernel using both a cross-compiler (for the Raspberry Pi 2's ARM processor) and distcc, based on the instructions posted at the Raspberry Pi website. I ...
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AUR package cannot be built and installed - what to do?

AUR is said the largest repository out there but sometimes, when trying to build and install, and also to build and install dependencies, the outcome is not always a success. What a medium user can ...
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Error compiling kernel using guide provided on Raspberry Pi website

I'm encountering errors while trying to compile the kernel from source. I've looked around but I'm not finding anything that deals with the error I'm seeing specifically. I am using the guide on the ...
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building Debian package with non-standard options

I would like to build Debian package from source, using dpkg-buildpackage. I have downloaded package source: apt-get -t wheezy-backports source gnucash Inside the file gnucash-2.6.9/configure I see,...
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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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Why the old binary is still running? [duplicate]

It is the default version of the imagemagick program convert that comes with ubuntu 14.04 ip-173-31-35-119:~ [prod]$ convert -version Version: ImageMagick 6.7.7-10 2014-03-06 Q16 http://www....
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Kernel compilation error recipe for target 'deb-pkg' failed

I am compiling the latest kernel cloned from Linus's git repository for a challenge. Here are the steps I followed, 1. Installed cross compilation tools sudo apt-get install git build-essential ...
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Building a kernel

I'm trying to build a custom kernel and I try to build it using make command but I get a No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. error. Then I searched for the makefile in the folders ...
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Is my compilation false?

I thought my compliation was okay because no errors were printed out, yet when I try to run the executable, he tells me that it's unreachable... coppan12@b048-08:~$ gcc -Wall prog.c -o prog coppan12@...
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Is there a general way of building 32bit projects on 64bit system?

I have a project that is supposed to run on all following platforms: Win x86 Win x64 Linux (Debian) x86 Linux (Debian) x64 I'm finish with windows and Linux x64 compiled although I'm not sure it ...
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Arch - How do Install a package made in a clean chroot?

I've been trying to build and install GNU Icecat from source on Arch linux using yaourt, but I've recieved errors during the build relating to the Infinality font set. I came across this page from ...
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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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Find out glibc compilation options

I want to find out which compiler/linker options were used to compile the GNU C Standard Library (glibc) when installing Linux. In particular I want to get the same result of the archive libc.a when ...
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Having issues with compiling node.js from source using ./configure [closed]

I referred to this already answered question, but it wasnt of any help. Can you tell me what I'm missing? I'm trying to install node.js on my Debian 8.0. According to this github article, I followed. ...
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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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compile packages AND keep apt tidy

For the first time in my Linux (Debian) career it seems necessary for me to compile a piece of software myself. The process of compiling is well described on the project-website. However, there is ...
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Linux PAM: add specific lib to Makefile and compile a single module

I am dealing with the development of a custom PAM module for a CentOS7 system. As starting point, I'd like to use the project linux-pam, specifically: compiling only the pam_permit module; adding as ...
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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 sapi/fpm/init.d....
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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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How to force Debian to use a newer version of OpenSSL?

Today I installed ,,empty'' (just minimal set of packages) Debian 8.1 on my VirtualBox. I wanted to play with compiling apps from sources. I started with OpenSSL: compiled from sources OpenSSL 1.0.1p....
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Compiling FreeBSD on OSX

I currently have the source for the FreeBSD kernel. I want to compile it and create an iso image, on my OSX 10.9 computer. Can this be done? Do I need any other tools?
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Which libraries are needed tom compile vim with gui (gvim) on OpenSUSE?

I have been trying to compile vim with a GUI interface (gvim) on OpenSUSE 13.1 for a while now. I thought all the required libraries were installed, but apparently not. These are the relevant lines ...
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LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable

I am trying to test the LD_LIBRARY_PATH environment variable. I have a program test.c as follows: int main() { func("hello world"); } I have two files func1.c and func2.c: // func1.c #include ...
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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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Does make sense using exotic bootstrap in GCC?

Has anyone any evidence that currently GCC is bootstrapped in non trivial ways to detect bugs for certain features and architectures? Or at least point to some documentation where I can find wich real ...
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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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Is there something like “make localmodconfig” that detects *all* your hardware?

I understand that Linux's "localmodconfig" target looks through all your loaded kernel modules and produces a .config file that enables those modules. This is nice, but what about hardware whose ...
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Downgrade Kali Linux

I have upgraded my system to KALI Sana 2.0 and kernel 4.0.0-Kali1-amd64. Previously I had the version kali-linux 1.1.0 and kernel 3.18-Kali1-amd64. The reason I want to downgrade is that Kali Sana 2....
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Install Git offline without sudo

I have a corporate Linux server which does not have internet connection, and sudo access needs to be approved through many levels of hierachy. I've tried install git but I soon realized this needs a ...
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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. /home/mbc/opt/FriendlyARM/toolschain/4.4.3/bin/../lib/gcc/arm-none-linux-gnueabi/4.4....
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Organize local builds

A common thing for people who work on machines without having root rights is to locally build your own little suit of your favorite tools. The workflow goes a little something like this: tar xvzf ...
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Is it possible to compile individual software from the FreeBSD source tree?

I wonder if it is possible to compile individual software packages from FreeBSD source tree without compiling the whole kernel and world....Say,for example ex , which is included in the nvi (new vi) ...
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How to use my cross-compiler to compile something?

I informed about cross-compiling and found many information on how to create one, but very little information on how to use it. I would like to compile the tool bluez-utils-3.36 from this site with ...