A Configure script is an executable script designed to aid in developing a program to be run on a wide number of different computers.

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Unable to compile vapoursynth: failed to link zimg [on hold]

I'm trying to compile vapoursynth and have run into a linker issue which I don't understand how to solve. Here is what I have so far: I have compiled zimg from github github: buaazp/zimg and have ...
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Verbose output of ./configure not verbose at all

I have a problem installing OpenOCD: checking for ftd2xx.h... yes checking for library containing FT_GetLibraryVersion... no Said library is installed and tested. In hopes of seeing where is ...
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php links against system libxml instead of version specified by ./configure --with-libxml-dir

I'm trying to build php-5.5.33 from source on a Debian 8 system; configure and make both run successfully, but when I run make install I get the following error: Installing PEAR environment: /...
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Where is program installed after ./configure

I'm installing a software using the following wget <URL package.tar.gz> tar xzvf package.tar.gr ./configure package cd package make make install My problem is that the package is not ...
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When compiling, can I use a file for ./configure options?

Building some software from source and there are a lot of configure switches. ./configure --enable-ftp --with-gettext ... I have all the switches I want in a text file separated by new lines, e.g.:...
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Compiling Asterisk on Debian: Cannot Find `ptlib-config`

My Asterisk ./configure is returning: checking /root/pwlib/include/ptlib.h usability... no checking /root/pwlib/include/ptlib.h presence... no checking for /root/pwlib/include/ptlib.h... no checking /...
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Gcc configuration error

I am trying to build GNU toolchain for OpenRISC by following the guide given at http://openrisc.net/toolchain-build.html#_stage_1_gcc on Fedora Virtual Box Image. I am getting error saying Configure:...
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Building Midnight Commander as non-root. glib-2.0 not found

How do I tell mc 'configure' where glib is located? I would like to build and run Midnight Commander 4.8.17. I downloaded and ran configure, specifying a --prefix pointing to ~/local. 'configure' ...
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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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Building 32-Bit on a 64-Bit system

I'm trying to build the PHP memcache extension (v2.2.6) for i386 (32bit) on my x86_64 Ubuntu 11.04. ./configure uses config.guess by default (which outputs x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu on my system) but ...
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Why does configure take variables as arguments?

Is VAR=value ./configure the same as ./configure VAR=value? In the first case, the shell sets the environment variable and in the second the configure script takes the string 'VAR=value' as an ...
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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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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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Samba4; get ./configure options from build server

Installed Samba-4.3.4 from sources. ./configure, make, make install - all as usual. But options list to configure script, like ./configure --with-acl-support --with-winbind ... was long and I ...
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scripted configuring of a linux kernel

Given a list of kernel features, I want to create a minimal linux configuration supporting all given features (and the corresponding dependencies) but nothing else. Is there a way to create a ...
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GCC configure error

When I'm trying to install GCC for SLED 11 SP3, the terminal show me this error: configure: error: cannot compute suffix of object files: cannot compile. Before to intall GCC, I installed the GMP (...
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./configure, syntax error: unexpected token (lighttpd)

I want to build a modified version of lighttpd. I follow this tutorial: Downloading and building the H264 Streaming Module for Lighttpd (version 2) This is what I've done so far: apt get install ...
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Why can't gcc find libevent when building tmux from source?

I want to install tmux on a machine where I don't have root access. I already compiled libevent and installed it in $HOME/.bin-libevent and now I want to compile tmux, but configure always ends with ...
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How do I install sfml-audio to build extreme tux racer?

I have downloaded extreme tux racer as a .tar.xz on sourceforge. I performed tar xJF on the file, a directory was created, I entered it and there I performed ./configure. A list of Dependencies was ...
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./configure returns Fortran compiler error?

Attempting to run a configure file for the fv-fileviewer gives me this error: configure: error: Could not find a Fortran compiler in >/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/lib/jvm/default/...
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trying to get fbpanel installed but getting confusing errors

I'm not too keen on these python errors to figure them out. this is the error I am getting, but I'm using alsa/pulseaudio so I have no idea how to read python errors. %mike@voidz fbpanel-master>&...
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How do I install NTP from source on CentOS v7? (/bin/ld: cannot find -lcap)

I unpacked the .tar.gz file. I installed the gcc compiler. I ran the ./configure command with various flags and options. I ran make check and found an error. The exit status is 2. Only 0 is ...
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configure: error: “could not find the zlib libaray.” in Bash

I am trying to install a program "bfast" on my linux system but i am getting following errors: OS= CentOS Package libdv-devel-1.0.0-17.el7.x86_64 already installed and latest version Package glibc-...
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Make python 2.7 the default python in centos, making an alias didn't work

I am trying to install llvm on my centos 6.7. While running the configure file it says it throws the error checking for python >= 2.7... not found configure: error: found python 2.6.6 (/usr/...
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problems installing Banshee from source

I'm running VOID linux on a HP 6930p laptop, and I am trying to install Banshee from source. As I am working on getting all of the depends installed When I run ./configure I now get this message. ...
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CInt Configure Script: Syntax error at left parenthesis

I am trying to install CInt. When running ./configure, I get the following error: ./configure: 23: ./configure: Syntax error: "(" unexpected Here is the relevant section of configure: # configure ...
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How to configure a two-factor-enabled Gmail account to work as sendmail on a Debian Jessie?

I am interested to get email notifications from my server to my Gmail account - the same notifications that the server gets in the /var/mail/root - either by forwarding the messages, or or directly ...
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What environment variables to set when building and installing as regular, non-root user?

Scenario: Using GNU/Linux tools, I want to configure, make, and install to $HOME/custom as a regular, non-root user. Are the following Bash environment variables reasonable? export PATH="$HOME/...
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Can the --prefix path be the same as the directory where I downloaded/unzipped the source?

I was trying to build R myself and put it in a temp_R folder by giving a command like ./configure --prefix=/dir/where/I/wanted/to/put/R. But it seems that some of the important stuff was put into the ...
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configure: error: Package requirements were not met. But i have already installed those packages in my system

[root@localhost rpm-ostree]# ./configure checking for library containing rpmsqSetInterruptSafety... no checking for PKGDEP_GIO_UNIX... yes checking for PKGDEP_RPMOSTREE... no configure: error: ...
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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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Building glibc doesn't produce 64 bit libc.so.6

I'm trying to build glibc with a 64bit version of libc.so.6 since a library I'm trying to use wants glibc_2.14+ but it isn't provided because the system I'm running on I don't have root access and the ...
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Configure script failed to find C compiler, despite gcc being installed on Sabayon

I have been trying to compile Moksha from source code on a Sabayon SpinBase Virtual Machine, but whenever I run a configure or autogen.sh script I get an error: checking for gcc... gcc checking ...
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Fresh build and install of bison with custom --prefix is not looking for its data where I expect

I'm trying to get a fresh build of bison to run from a custom install directory specifiied with ./configure --prefix=, but it doesn't seem to be able to find the files it needs to run. Instead of ...
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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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What's wrong with this conky config? It's dog slow and doesn't display most of the text

It looks fine other than that it runs very slowly and I don't get any text beyond the 9th line or so. Window is the right size. I've got this feeling like Conky is the wrong tool for this. For the ...
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Installing foreman 1.9 configuration help

I can't seem to find the answer that I am looking for so any help here would be hugely appreciated. I am doing a POC with foreman 1.9 on a CentOS7 server. Our infrastructure as it stands right now as ...
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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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How to Cross Compile elfutils

My system (uname --all) Linux shyamdaramubtnb 3.2.0-23-generic #36-Ubuntu SMP Tue Apr 10 20:39:51 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux My target ARM Cortex A7 I am in the process of cross ...
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Can't make ./configure find tcltk while building R

I am trying to build R-3.2.1 from source with support for tcltk, but anything I try don't work, since I get then in R: > capabilities("tcltk") tcltk FALSE I am running Debian 8, I have installed ...
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Building HDF5 with GCC 4.7 and OpenMPI

I am trying to install hdf5 with GCC 4.7 from binary, because I do not have root permissions, using following script on a machine using CentOS release 5.6(AMD64bit): module purge module unload ...
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Compile Package without installing needed libraries

I try to compile bluez-utils-3.36, but after a try to configure the package, the error message: configure: error: Bluetooth library is required appeared. The problem: i am not allowed to update or ...
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Configuring a build with GTK3?

I have the development libraries for both GTK2 and GTK3 installed on my system. The ./configure script only offers a --with-gtk flag, and it detects GTK2, whilst I would prefer to build the software ...
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Automatic solution to reduce Linux kernel package size at compile time

Are there automatic solutions to disable unused Linux kernel parts (in particular unused modules) before compilation to fasten compilation? A daemon, that logs used kernel functions (or modules) at ...
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How to Install “remotely” Binary source from another path location

Suppose this I have a Bynary_Package.tar.gz When i unzipped this: zxvf Bynary_Package.tar.gz -C /path/dir/ Now, I move to cd /path/dir/Bynary_Package/ when I list this with ls -Al I have the ...
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A puppet configuration style for users

I want to set a configuration managment utility for users, like puppet but for users, I need to install one package or another or apply one manifest (in puppet) in order of the user that is logged in ...
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Can not run configure command: “No such file or directory”

I'm trying to install a Debian package from source (via git). I downloaded the package, changed to the package’s directory and ran ./configure command but it returned bash: ./configure: No such file ...
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How do I compile the latest apache2 on ubuntu using the original layout, configuration and configure options

I needed to compile apache2 on ubuntu but I wanted it to use the original configuration and layout. It took me a very long time to find the information to do this, so I thought I would create this ...
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Detecting `.configure` dependencies in Debian

To package applications as Debian packages for personal use, I need to know what are their dependencies. The auto-apt command installs the dependencies of a ./configure script automatically. aut-apt ...
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Nested packages for different subdirectories in autoconf?

I have different subdirectories that need to be compiled in different ways. For example, some files needs to include some others using CFLAGS. However, CFLAGS can only be set in configuration files, ...