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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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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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How to config 'Thinstation' before build

I'm new to thinstation. Currently, I'm using default build version for my old PC. But I would like to do some changes to the system before build it, so I don't have to change same thing every time. ...
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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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How do I show the build configuration of qemu?

I like to build qemu like this: user@host:~/qemu-4.1.0-rc2$ ./configure --enable-virtfs --enable-libusb Assuming I don't want to keep the source directory (or the generated config.status), is there ...
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Is 8-bit PCRE with no UTF-8/16/32 Suitable for Compiling Apache?

I'm compiling Apache from source, so installing PCRE in order to do that. When I ./configure PCRE I get: Build 8 bit pcre library ........ : yes Build 16 bit pcre library ....... : no Build 32 bit ...
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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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CentOS 7: Why am I still getting this “built with.. but.. running with” error?

Presently I am getting the error: Application built with libpng-1.6.16 but running with 1.5.13 Upon getting this error I tried reinstalling* libpng1.6.16 from source per this guide, which seems to ...
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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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Necessary package for compiling libX11

I am currently trying to compile libX11 version 1.0.0 and during the configure process this error message shows up: checking for BIGREQS... configure: error: Package requirements (bigreqsproto) ...
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How I can preconfigure the write mode of drive cache?

journalctl -p err gives [sdX] Assuming drive cache: write through for each of my hard drives, where X is from a to f. These are normal hard drives, Ubuntu runs under VMWare. How I can preconfigure the ...
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Auto Refresh qpdfview

I am writing documents in latex that I compile to produce a pdf file opened with qpdfview (with the --unique option). Once compiled after a modification on the tex .document, I would like qpdfview to ...
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Initialize AIDE in Slackware 14.2

I have succesfully installed AIDE in my slackware installation. I want to initialiaze using the command below : aide --init But since I dont have the aide.conf file yet, I could not start the ...
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install peacock, during ./configure missing libraries, but they are actually

During ./configure I obtained this error: configure: error: Library requirements (libgnomeui-2.0 >= 2.2.0 libbonoboui-2.0 >= 2.2.0 libglade-2.0 >= 2.0.1 gtksourceview-1.0 >= 0.5.0) not ...
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Build OpenSSH client only

I'm trying to build OpenSSH 7.9p1 from source, but I can't find a way to delete (or not include), for instance, ssh-agent, ssh-keygen, scp, sftp, sshd, etc. – of course, assuming none of those are ...
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`openocd` configure script cannot find `libusb`

I'm installing OpenOCD on my Debian stretch system. When I run ./configure it reports it cannot find libusb. ... checking for LIBUSB1... no configure: WARNING: libusb-1.x not found, trying legacy ...
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ERROR: checking the archiver (false) interface… unknown

While I was installing pcre2-10.21 on Solars 10 (SunOS 5.10 Generic_147440-01 sun4u sparc SUNW,SPARC-Enterprise) the ./configure command led to the above error. checking the archiver (false) ...
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usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lCbc

I'm trying to use make, it returns these errors and simmilar ones : usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lCbc usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lCgl I have already found similar issues, and tried a great deal of them. ...
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lalsuite pycbc won't install - Ubuntu

I'm working through these instructions https://pycbc.org/pycbc/latest/html/install_lalsuite.html for installing pycbc which I need for my research, and I have some issues. Just under half way down ...
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Configure: error: Package requirements (libcanberra-gtk3 >= 0.10) were not met [but libcanberra-gtk3 v. 0.30 is installed]

I'm trying to build a package (mate-power-manager) and hit this error during ./autogen.sh: checking for CANBERRA... no configure: error: Package requirements (libcanberra-gtk3 >= 0.10) were not ...
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Cairos's configure output: Is it enough for Firefox?

I intend to compile Firefox from the source. For that, I do need to compile GTK. And for that, I do need to compile Cairo. After solving some of Cairo's dependencies, I was able to run the configure ...
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Refer to the manual of configure

I follows an instruction to install shtool Download and extract wget ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/shtool/shtool-2.0.8.tar.gz tar -zxvf shtool-2.0.8.tar.gz Build the library $ ./configure $ make I ...
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Make And Configure Form Variations

I see some installation instructions that take the form of: ./configure make make install And others that take the form of: ./configure && make install Are there any differences in how ...
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`--prefix=/`,`--program-prefix=g` and `--without-gmp` mean

When I install the coreutils, I found that ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/coreutils/8.30 --program-prefix=g --without-gmp What does the --prefix=/, --program-prefix=g and --without-gmp mean?
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syslog-ng configure on RHEL 7 fails with OpenSSL version 0.9.8 dependency

Building latest syslog-ng (3.17.2, rather than the packaged version in EPEL, which is 3.5.6, built 30-Dec-2015) from https://github.com/balabit/syslog-ng/releases Amidst ./configure --prefix=/app/...
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Configuring event log - RHEL

In the Readme, it mentions to invoke ./configure before make & make install of eventlog on RHELinux. But, I do not see configure script except configure.in. Do I need to rename configure.in to ...
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Why has there been so little innovation with autoconf configure scripts in the Unix and Linux ecosystem? [closed]

A great deal of time is lost at the time of ./configure; especially when dependencies are missing and the subsequent calling thereof. I've read many topics on this subject citing that caching the ...
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./configure : Show all missing packages at once

I have compiled a package that uses autotools as build system (autoreconf, ./configure, make, make install). ./configure stops when a package is missing. For each missing package, I look up its name,...
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compiling i3 under cygwin - cannot find libiconv library

I am trying to compile i3 version 4.14.1 under Cygwin 2.884 (Windows 7). I have installed needed libiconv library via Cygwin setup but while running ./configure I get this error: configure: error: in ...
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Where is “gcc_tooldir”

Under Cross-Compiler-Specific Options, it says: The default value, in case --with-sysroot is not given an argument, is ${gcc_tooldir}/sys-root. but it appears that gcc_tooldir is not defined. Is ...
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Buildroot : Using out of tree defconfig

I'm using the tar image "buildroot-2018.02.tar.gz" to generate the linux image (kernel & fs) for my embedded system. To be sure of the minimum configuration I need to recreate the project (later, ...
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Which default .config to start from when compiling kernel?

I was reading the Debian handbook here, and it says: "When recompiling a more recent version of the kernel ... the configuration will most likely be kept as close as possible to that proposed ...
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How can I change this path?

I built the glibc-2.11 with arm-none-linux-gnueabi version 4.4.1. And I copy binaries to my board's rootfs. When I type "ldconfig", I met following errors. **ldconfig: Can't open configuration file /...
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Postgres: store login settings for multiple databases for quick login?

I have multiple databases that I am logging into on AWS and right now I am entering the full url for the database i.e., psql -d psql -d postgresql://user:pass@host:port/dbname more stuff I would ...
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How do I avoid make to generate and install man pages?

Context: I'm compiling OpenLDAP on Windows inside CygWin. As I'm not interested in man pages (and possibly other documentation, I'm focused on getting the compilation done), since I can get them ...
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configure error: C compiler cannot create executables [closed]

When I type the command ./configure --prefix.... the result goes like this : checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/root/Downloads/agensgraph': configure error: C ...
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Path during configure via a variable

I am installing a software package using configure, make and make install. How can I specify the install directory path at configuration as a variable. I currently use ./configure=<full-path-to-...
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How to make apt read a different sources.list

I am trying to install a program for my user because I don't have sudo privileges. I tried to install dos2unix package as follows: apt-get source dos2unix ./configure --prefix=$HOME/myapps make ...
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Installing lablgtk on Linux

Hi I am running Linux Mint 18.2 and am trying to install lablgtk for Ocaml (4.05.0). In the README, findlib 1.2.1 is necessary so I tried installing that. When I try to ./configure for findlib I get ...
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How best to troubleshoot a source package configure script?

I've been trying to compile the GnuTLS package from source, as part of a BLFS (Linux From Scratch) system. Here is the LFS page for it. I have installed all of the required and recommended packages ...
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How to make a static binary build of vorbis-tools ogg123?

In order to run ogg123 (for getting wav from ogg vorbis) I need to get (not found) or compile static build. I tried this on Amazon Linux (the same version as current AWS Lambda): ./configure --...
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Is it needed for the server daemon to running so that it could be included as a dependency while building some other package?

I'm making the postfix MTA which depends on some database packages(mariadb, postgresql,...). I'm building on the instructions of Beyond Linux Form Scratch (BLFS) but I fear if it is needed for the ...
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Stow - no configure script

In the program GNU Stow, the symlink farm manager/package manager/whatever you want to call it, you can run the following commands to install a package to /usr/local: ./configure --prefix=/usr/local ...
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Where is installation prefix set?

I see that my programs install to usr/local/bin and that I can change that if I do ./configure --prefix=/usr/ at the build. Where is the default prefix specified? Where can I change the default? Is ...
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cannot export environment path to configure script

I'm trying to compile R-3.4.1 on a server I have access to (but not root access). The script compilation fails because of zlib version. I follow the instruction here, and I compile zilb and it is ...
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C compiler cannot create executables when installing gcc AND binutils

I've been having a problem with building pretty much any GNU program. I try to build Binutils, or GCC using: ./configure make make install However, ./configure always seems to throw the error: ...