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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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Remove not used sinks in ALSA

Just installed Debian 12 from scratch and Kodi, only using ALSA for sound. I have two sound devices, the HDMI to my sound receiver and an external DAC. Every thing runs good with great sound quality, ...
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How to integrate multiple inline `if` variable checks into `configure` flag selection

I'm compiling Nginx from source on Debian 12 in Bash. I'd like to select the TLS vendor (e.g. LibreSSL, OpenSSL) via a preflight variable ($nginx_tls_vendor). An example configure command without the ...
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gcc build error

when I configure gcc I got a error message could anyone help me ? plz.. messages.. checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/kjs0625/gcc/gcc-13.1.0': configure: error: C ...
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Fail to Compile libgcrypt

libgpg-error-1.4.7 did install: $ ls /opt/libgpg-error-1.47 bin include lib share And I tried to configure libgcrypt-1.10.2: $ ./configure --with-libgpg-error-prefix=/opt/libgpg-error-1.47 config....
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using mingw on Linux Mint

I need to build Windows binaries from a conventional source tarball. I recall that I used to do this in a RedHat environment using specialised configure and make scripts from mingw packages. But I'm ...
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Installing gnome-do on Debian 12 (Bookworm)

While attempting to ./configure gnome-do I have run into an issue that I cannot seem to resolve. It's looking for gnome-desktop-sharp-2 but cannot find it. I cannot seem to find a suitable library ...
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Spec file for rpmbuild to build gdb9 on ec2

I'm using aws's ec2 instance and I need to install a newer version of GDB (I can't use yum install since there is no newer version available for amazon RHEL). My workflow requires to do this process ...
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Using same unpacked tarball to configure to install software into multiple different spots on server

Working on rebuilding some AWS linux servers. I see my company's server has Apache Portable Runtime (APR) downloaded within our Apache webserver instance as well as Tomcat. What are the implications ...
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How to build GCC 13 on M1 MacBook pro?

I want to build gcc-13 on my M1 MacBook Pro. Following official document, I download source code using git, configure and make. For configure, I refer to the way of Homebrew configure gcc-12 on link. ...
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How to provide library path to ./configure script

I was trying to install a library called Openslide which failed during the ./configure step because it could not find a dependency (libjpeg). I thought I would proceed to build libjpeg and then ...
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Downloading XML-Security error

I'm trying to download XML-security (2.0.4) on Linux (Amazon linux) in an effort to compile Shibboleth-SP. When I run the standard configure provided by the documentation (https://shibboleth.atlassian....
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Why pass "--prefix=/usr" to configure scripts in Linux from Scratch builds?

Why in Linux from scratch they are passing --prefix=/usr to configure scripts? For example here is the glibc configure script ../configure \ --prefix=/usr ...
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Recommended way to pass build parameter to configure

It appears that passing the preferred compiler to configure is very different for different projects. For example, if I want to build tcc with clang I must do ./configure --cc=clang but in most other ...
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Gtk's XInput2 detection test doesn't work

Trying to compile Gtk, configure stops with the error message: configure: error: *** XInput2 extension not found. Check 'config.log' for more details. Unfortunately, config.log does not contain any ...
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What does it mean when "aclocal cannot open VERSION"

Is this the correct forum? I am running ./bootstrap for a program called Qucs and it complains about VERSION Running aclocal... Running automake... Running autoconf... bootstrapping /home/lasse/...
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How do I compile gtypist-2.9.5 on Alpine Linux?

GNU Typist is a well-known typing practice program for the terminal. I wanted to use it so I downloaded the .tar.gz from https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gtypist/?C=M;O=D. But when I untarred it and ran ...
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checking whether the C compiler works... no

I'm trying to build Linux From Scratch (LFS) I'm just following this books https://www.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs/view/stable/chapter08/eudev.html I have this error after I run ./configure in eudev ...
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How to install libcurl from git clone source (has configure.ac but is missing ./configure)

I'm trying to install libcurl from source, but it's missing the configure executable, so I can't run ./configure. How do I generate it? Here is my attempt: time git clone https://github.com/curl/curl....
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configure midnight commander build

In short: there's no configure executable file in mc repo. Coming from this thread How do I *completely* disable the Ctrl-O shortcut in Midnight Commander? where it became obvious the only way to ...
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How to get the build procedure for a Debian package?

I want to build a version of some software that is more recent than the one that is currently available as a stable release Debian package. To do this, however, other than using a more recent version ...
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configure: error: Found libffi but could not link and compile with it

When i run configure it tells me that it cannot link to libffi and compile with it. This is weird as it is already installed and I don't know what I am supposed to do since all needed packages are ...
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c cannot create executables configure script

Executed command: bash configure \ --enable-option-checking=fatal \ --build=x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu \ --host=i686-linux-android \ --target=i686-linux-android \ --disable-warnings-as-errors \ --enable-...
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How can we append CFLAGS when doing ./configure

I got a configure script file that originally will create some CFLAGS when doing ./configure. I am wondering how can we append some other CFLAGS when doing ./configure without changing the original ...
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How to put multiple -I, -L and -l flags in ./configure?

I am trying to build using ./configure. I have Three include directories -I/path1/include -I/path2/include -I/path3/include Two link directories -L/path1/lib -L/path2/lib Two -l flag options -...
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When i start sudo apt update this appears ubuntu 21.04

Hit:1 (https://)dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease Hit:2 (https://)dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu hirsute InRelease Hit:...
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How to understand this output of apt-get unmet dependencies - X: Breaks: Y (< version) but Z is to be installed

I'm getting the following error when trying to install libnm-gtk-dev, but I'm having trouble understanding it: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gir1.2-nm-1.0 : Breaks: gir1.2-...
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Looped when trying to install `network-manager-sstp` dependencies as hinted by `./configure` output:

I am trying to install network-manager-sstp, but I get looped trying to install the dependencies. ./configure output oscillates between telling me I'm missing two distinct dependencies (libnma and ...
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Why would one M1 machine need architecture-specific options for building from source and other M1 machines not?

I have tool version managers in the Ruby and react-native worlds that (underneath the layers of abstraction) end up building software like Ruby from source using a fairly mundane: ./configure ./make ./...
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Override makefile precious variable

configure.ac has precious variables[1], which are supposed to be subbed-in when calling configure, e.g. configuring the location of the system Lua interpreter as a precious variable[2]: configure.ac: ...
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Forcing overrides when configuring a compile (e.g. CXXFLAGS, etc.)

I wonder how one could force, for some real example: CFLAGS='-O2 -march=native' CXXFLAGS='-O2 -march=native' CC='gcc-10' CPP='gcc-10 -E' CXX='g++-10' when running the configure script in my case for ...
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How do I profile a real world application?

I run Debian 10 and since two weeks or so the PDF reader Atril (a fork of Evince) takes 25 seconds to start. Previously it started almost instantly. Now I'm trying to find out what causes the delay. I ...
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How can you change ./configure to use a specific binary over /usr/bin?

Running macOS Catalina 10.15.6. My question is more related to compilation with GNU tools, so it may be more suited for a different SE site — I'll be happy to close and ask somewhere else if that's ...
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libsocketcan ./configure: No such file or directory

I want to install libsocketcan from source on my raspberry pi. I already installed libsocketcan on my Ubunutu VM successfully by following the instructions of the INSTALL file. Unfortunately the first ...
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Know what flags were used with configure script after compiling

Let's say I'm compiling some application (codebase in C, using gcc as default compiler, git cloned from github...) and doing ./configure --flags1 --flags2 ... And after compiling finish, i want to ...
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install xorg server

I have this problem when installing xorg-server. (Installation from source) configure: error: Package requirements (glproto >= 1.4.17 gl >= 9.2.0) were not met: No package 'gl' found ...
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How to build only one program in binutils

Since there are many programs that are not related to my interests, I'd like to build a specific program in GNU binutils on Ubuntu. Program means that one binary file (e.g., ar, objcopy) for example, ...
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phpinfo still shows old PHP version after installing new version from source

I downloaded PHP 7.3.18 from php.net. Then I configured it, maked it and installed it from source. If I execute php -v then I get PHP 7.3.18 (cli) (built: Jun 17 2020 12:55:46) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) ...
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Unable to create Xorg.conf

I opened a terminal and ran Xorg -configure, then I received error. _XSERVTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed _XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already ...
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./Configure error installing xDebug - wrong php version

I am trying to install xDebug for php7.2 but keep receiving the following error when i execute ./configure to generate the make file: checking Check for supported PHP versions... configure: error: ...
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Passing CFLAGS to configure via bash variable

Just when I think I know how the shell works fairly, something comes along and stumps me. The following commands were executed on GNU bash, version 3.2.25. I have several ./configure scripts that all ...
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How to install owping tool?

I would like to install owping, however I am not able to configure and compile sources. I have installed autoconf. Instructions to install owping I have downloaded and unpacked sources of master ...
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Passing configure option to rpmbuild?

To build a piece of software I normally do rpmbuild -ta slurm*.tar.bz2 However I now need to configure the software with the option --with-pmix=/home/user/git/pmix/install/2.1 Is this possible ...
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failed to find required module enchant

I am installing the OCRFeeder in Debian. To install the OCRFeeder I go to the root folder and execute the command: sudo ./configure The following error is shown in the terminal: checking python ...
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bind9 build from source : how to set install/config directory

I have built and installed bind from source (https://github.com/isc-projects/bind9). This has installed to /usr/local/sbin and is expecting configuration files to be in /usr/local/etc. I have copied ...
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set network on GNU/Linux Mint

I am migrating to Linux, but I only have experience with Windows. So, I'm afraid I'll run into many difficulties. In Windows in my workenvironment I configure the following things: IPv4 address ...
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libtool installed but not found by buildconf

I'm trying to cross-compile Apache httpd for ARM. Here what I did: $ sudo apt install libtool $ git clone https://github.com/apache/httpd.git $ cd httpd $ svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/apr/...
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Installing psiphon on Debian 10 gives make: *** [Makefile:129: authfd.o] Error 1

I am trying to install psiphon on Debian 10 based on instructions here https://github.com/thispc/psiphon then ./configure came across error configure: error: *** zlib.h missing - please install first ...
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building glibc for old kernel

I configured build with this command and built it using make Now I'm trying to create deb package with this settings but i failed with this error FATAL : kernel too old how can i do it?
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libSDL not recognized in installer

I'm trying to install Rejoystick for my system (Latest version of GalliumOS), and when I run ./configure (What README says to do) it spits out the error that I don't have libSDL. But running sudo ...
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Difficulty with configuring paths before compiling

I'm running MacOS Mojave 10.14.2 with Homebrew and MacPorts installed; I'm attempting to install the dsniff suite via the command line, and I installed Xcode's command line tools for this purpose--I ...
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