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

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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 [on hold]

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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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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configure, make , make install giving an error [closed]

I'm installing gtk+3.20, but when I type make there is an error: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
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Mod_Auth_MySQL will not compile under Slackware 13

I tried to add the auth_mod_auth (3.0.0) module to my Slackware 13 (apache 2.2 & MySQL 5.0) system. I ran the usual command line for apxs (as mention in the BUILD file) apxs -c -L/usr/lib/mysql -...
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Apache server 32 binaries vs 64 binaries? what's the difference

For Windows I used to download either 32 bit binaries from ASF site or 64 bit binaries from Apache lounge site (for no particular reason). So - that was the way I new what version I have. I've ...
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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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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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Do I have to compile the kernel every time, even for a small change?

In my project I configure the kernel (2.6.32) in block/ioctl.c. We all know that kernel compiling and building takes few hours. Even for a small change, I'm compiling from scratch. So is there any way ...
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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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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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Set makeprg to gradlew

First a bit of context for those who don't know gradle. It's basically like make except that you don't have to have gradle installed on your computer. It ships with projects as a file called gradlew. ...
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RT3070 driver will not compile

I'm trying to compile the RT3070 driver on Arch but it's not compiling. When I run make some of the files compile but most others spit out error messages and do not compile. I don't know what to do to ...
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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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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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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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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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Adding Buildroot Package

I'm trying to add a package to buildroot, but I'm not having much success. The package I'm trying to add is an autotools package called scew. I've followed the buildroot guidelines about adding ...
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Understanding SPL & U-Boot Memory Map using bdinfo?

We are using beaglebone black based custom board, I want to write some test results into RAM location from SPL, and read that log and send it via tftpput to the host PC. So far I'm able to do tftpput ...
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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 specify a custom include directory in Debian?

I am trying to compile my program on a Debian system via ssh and without root privileges. PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy)" NAME="Debian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="7" VERSION="7 (wheezy)" I ...
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Why autoconf.h is not copied automatically to its place?

I'm working on a clean Debian 7.7 install. After the install everything was working fine except the webcam in Iceweasel browser. After reading a lot I found that the best solution is to install ...
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Build Chromium from source

I'm using Fedora 16 and I've successfully compiled Chromium from source (the first time I compiled something from source) a while back following these instructions: http://code.google.com/p/chromium/...
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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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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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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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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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Nix: Skipping unit tests when installing a Haskell package

I'm using Nix to install packages under my home (so no binary packages) on a shared host with limited resources. I'm trying to install git-annex. When building one of its dependencies, haskell-lens, ...
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Compiling code from apue

Just now I have began reading the book: Advanced Programming in the UNIX® Environment. I wanted to try running its first code example. I am running Scientific Linux 6.4. I downloaded the source code ...
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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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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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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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Linux From Scratch 7.2: Error while making binutils-2.22 in chapter 6

I get the following error while executing make tooldir=/usr ../../binutils-2.22/libiberty/regex.c:130:1: warning: function declaration isn't a prototype [-Wstrict-prototypes] ../../binutils-2.22/...
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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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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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libX11.so.6 Not found

I tried to make && make install package, but I get an error: libX11.so.6 not found Where can I get this library?
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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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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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buildroot compiling driver

I'm using Buildroot for compiling embedded linux. It works well because I have target Makefile configurations, but now I need driver for my usb devices. I manage to compile Qt appilactions(c++) on my ...
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How to make a portable Linux app?

I'd like to make a "portable" version of Emacs 24.3. I am using some Debian 7 systems, where I don't have root access. Since Debian 7 is missing Emacs 24, I'd like to build a portable version of it, ...
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Generate MIPS architecture assembly code on a X86 machine

I need to generate MIPS specific code on my machine when I run my C program. When I simply run, gcc -O2 -S -c hello.c On my system, I get the hello.s which seems to generate some assembly code but ...
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Am I in the right direction for a linux os?

I compiled the linux kernel by downloading it from kernel.org, put it on my desktop, and opened up terminal. I changed to the linux-3.2.13 folder, typed mr proper. Then I use make menuconfig to ...
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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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Compile network card driver on debian

I buy a new network card , D-Link DGE-528T. My OS is Debian(Jessie) kernel : 3.16.0-4-amd64 but it can't detect the new network card, so I must to compile driver by myself. follow README file. ...