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Permission denied when moving directory in VLC

I am trying to build VLC in Windows with Mingw and MSYS. When I run the following commands: ../bootstrap --build=i686-w64-mingw32 make prebuilt This error stops the build process: mv: cannot move ...
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ccache make recompiling whole program again and again

I have two projects on Linux mint 16, I switch between. I am using ccache make so that i can compile only changes in the program but It is recompiling from scratch. build system is cmake. If I ...
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prevent make full re-run between two projects

I am working on Linux Mint 16 and I have working with two copies of a git project in two different directories. Every time I run make in one of the project it and I switch to other project, it will ...
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Hide build results window in Sublime Text 2

After a build command (control + b) a window with results appear. Is there any way (not automatically but by shortcut or using another command) to hide it?
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In Docker, how to work with multiple test/prod build configurations

We're evaluation Docker for use in deploying our apps. What we've been unable to gleen from the Interwebs so far is how we would deal with the different runtime environments we use at our company. ...
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Is there an option for yum to compile from source instead of installing pre-compiled binaries?

I've recently switched to Fedora. I'm looking for an equivalent of the procedure described here but in yum, so I can take advantage both of compiler optimization in heavily used software that ...
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How to choose which project is built on F5 in Visual Studio?

I have a solution file for IntraFace, which contains two projects, namely IntraFaceTracker and IntraFaceDetector (see the image). By default, IntraFaceTracker is selected, you can see its name is ...
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Raspbian - Build Firefox from sources

I've tried building Firefox from sources on my raspberry pi using the following commands but starting firefox produces this error: -bash: /usr/bin/firefox: can't execute this file. (translated ...
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How to get Colored Build Output from Make in Sublime Text 3?

How can you get color into the ST3 build output window? I'm using gccfilter to colorize my build output, but ST3 just displays the raw escape sequences. Is there any way to get it to process them? ...
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Replace one command with another during make build

I build some application with cmake and make all package commands. During the build the rpmbuild program is implicitly called by cpack as part of the build. I need it to call setarch i686 rpmbuild ...
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How to install svn 1.8.5 with neon on Mavericks?

Does anyone of you installed svn 1.8.* together with neon on OS X Mavericks? I followed this tutorial: http://jason.pureconcepts.net/2012/10/updating-svn-mac-os-x/ But after trying to configure ...
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cifs mount failed with return code 13 after building kernel 3.12.1

I was using the PING.ISO (Part Image is not Ghost) 3.02. The ISO is a simple file structure with all the work being done in a python script. I needed drivers for a newer PC, so I remastered it with a ...
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How to compile a gvim from source using the latest version?

I'm using Ubuntu. I performed the following commands in the vim source folder: sudo apt-get build-dep vim ./configure --with-features=huge --enable-gui=gtk2 --enable-rubyinterp=yes ...
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First build, circuit breaker problems

This is my first build, so please excuse the fact that I don't know the correct terminology. I just built my first computer last weekend. Essentially I got everything installed last Friday, and ...
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Build vs pre-compiled binaries [closed]

I've never understood the advantage of building over just using pre-compiled binaries. Can anyone explain why someone would go to the extra effort and time to build their own binaries rather than ...
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Set default build system with Sublime Text 2

I installed Sublime Text 2 on two machines: a not-so-old laptop running windows 8 and a much older laptop running windows xp. When I set a build system on the old laptop, it remembers my choice, and ...
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Cannot build Coreboot package from EDK 2 Source Code

I have been working on building the coreboot Package from EDK 2 source code in Ubuntu 12.04. It has been failing repeatedly after I have followed the provided guides on building the Package.Well ...
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ffmpeg rtsp protocol command crushed in Windows

I downloaded build file(ffmpeg-20130902-git-fdd1aaf-win64-dev.7z) from ffmpeg.Zernoe.com, and build it. When I command "ffmpeg -version", it shows normal message. version is 'N-55966-gfdd1aaf'. ...
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DKMS fails to compile fglrx-driver on Debian Sid (using kernel-3.10-1)

My 'play' box (Debian Sid) just received an update for the kernel (3.10-1-amd64). Right after I installed appropriate linux headers I received an error from DKMS indicating failed build. Below is the ...
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Building Boost in Arch

I'm building Boost 1.53.0 (latest release) in Arch 2012.6. The reason I'm building is because I need to compile as follows: ./b2 install --prefix=/usr/local/ cxxflags="-std=c++11" Specifically, I ...
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Back to the Future - Advice needed Upgrading old Gaming PC for Video and Photo editing? [closed]

I built this system in 2009 for gaming, been collecting dust for the past 3 years. I want something for video/photo editing and Casual gaming. Should I Buy New/Upgrade/Keep what I got? If I upgrade ...
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Sublime Text 2: Working with multiple documents, building master file

I am currently working with LaTeX. I have a big document split up in several sub documents. When I am workin in a sub document, I'd love to compile the master file when pressing ctrl+b, not the file I ...
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Maintain/Build Debian packages from Ubuntu

It looks like it is possible to cross-build Debian packages from Ubuntu, but all the documents I found from the Internet are not very clear. I'm wondering if someone can give me some clear and ...
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Sublime Text Build System for Heroku

I made a build system for Heroku Foreman on Sublime Text 2 (windows 8) { "cmd": ["foreman.bat", "start"], "working_dir": "$project_path" } When I run this in shell, I can just break, and ...
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Nvidia GTX 670 bottlenecking

I'm looking to build a new PC for gaming and HD video editing and I am stuck between a combination of processors and CPU. My cheaper choice would be the Intel 3770k with the gtx 660ti ftw 2 GB. I ...
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Building apps from source under Cygwin

I installed Cygwin on Windows XP without any additional packages and tried to build midnight commander from source. Alas, the gcc compiler was missing, so I checked the option in the devel section in ...
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Regarding Build Times on high-end Windows Server 2008 R2 [closed]

There was a period in the Software development process when we had 7-8 hours long nightly builds. This was an year ago. I started making changes and today we have builds happening in 2-2.5 hours. ...
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No power, custom build with new parts, yet 850W PSU still works with old parts

I've just upgraded parts in my PC. was a few years old, built it myself then too. Got a new motherboard, RAM and processor. Connected everything and power lasted literally 1 second, then died and I ...
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Git Submodule Command not executing properly

I am trying to run this command: $git submodule init fatal: Not a git repository (or any of the parent directories): .git Why am I getting this error. I am trying to set up ActionBarSherlock, but I ...
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Why gdb is bind to fixed version of autoconf?

Edit 1: I am trying to build gdb from source. Why can't I use autoconf 2.65 instead of 2.64? It is confusing:( /var/lib/gforge/chroot/home/users/mirror/ins/ins-autoconf/bin/autoreconf -iv ...
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How to update autoconf if I don't have root privilege?

Failed to run autoreconf -iv, for i am using a old autoconf, but i can not update it using system package manager since i am not root so how to update autoconf from 2.59 to 2.64? error message when ...
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Why can't I find termcap library when I build gdb?

make and then failed with: configure: error: no termcap library found, but that termcap lib is just there, why can't make find it? checking for library containing zlibVersion... -lz checking zlib.h ...
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Why did rtorrent fail to build?

I am not root, so I have to build rtorrent from source and hope to install it in my home directory, but it failed, why? [mirror@hugemeow rtorrent]$ ls AUTHORS autogen.sh ChangeLog configure.ac ...
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Why did I fail to build boost from source? [closed]

This issue is not the same as http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7644205/is-it-possible-to-have-an-unrelated-autotools-project-inside-an-autotools-projec The error message is as follows: ...
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Why can't I build Deluge?

Deluge is a BitTorrent Client. I am trying to build it from source, since I don't have privilege to install it as root. I am using python setup.py build. But, it failed following message, why? ...
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Why did I fail to build mariadb?

The error message is as follows: 141> Call Stack (most recent call first): 141> D:/tmp/mariadb-5.5.27/bu/cmake_install.cmake:81 (INCLUDE) 141> 141> 141> CMake Error at ...
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How do I build openvpn without libpam?

Since I have no root privilege to install libpam, I failed to run ./configure. So is there any method with which I can build openvpn without libpam? checking for OPENSSL_CRYPTO... yes checking for ...
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Why did I fail to build ctags for vim?

I got the latest, unreleased version of the ctags source code from the svn repository using svn co https://ctags.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/ctags I ran ./configure, which failed with the following ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-bloc(8,2)

I am a spanish speaker so excuse me for my bad english. I am learning how to compile slackware kernel, so I have downloaded linux-3.2.7.tar.bz2 from http://www.kernel.org Conditions: Slackware ...
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What should I do in order to build curl without an error?

This failed when I run ./buildconf The error information is as follows: [mirror@home curl]$ ls acinclude.m4 CMakeLists.txt GIT-INFO MacOSX-Framework packages TODO-RELEASE ...
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Visual Studio 2010 - Double slash in Target name

I just noticed my VS 2010 project uses two slashes between the full path and the executable name when linking the project (notice the \\ in the Debug\\TestQT.exe): 2> LINK : ...
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Why does Xcode have anything to do with installing Rails?

I replaced a broken logic board on my MacBook Pro and have OS X Snow Leopard reinstalled without XCode. I installed gems successfully without running into any errors, but when I tried installing ...
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Trouble installing video card (software) on a new build

I'm trying to install my AMD Radeon 6970 graphics card onto my new build, but for some reason I can't get the computer to recognize it. I downloaded the driver off the internet, since the card did not ...
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The student discount version of Windows 7 is labeled as “upgrade”; could I do a clean install on a new PC?

I am building my own PC, and I am interested in getting Windows 7 (64 bit) with a student discount. On the Microsoft site, it is labeled as an upgrade; does that mean I can't just purchase it and ...
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Blink build with Xcode failed

I found a GPL-ed SIP client for Mac, Blink. I'd like to build it from source since the binaries are only available as paid download. Just FYI i'm studying programming at university but have no ...
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Getting a “CPU over temperature error”, but temperatures seem to be normal

I built a PC with the following parts: CPU: i5-2500 Motherboard: Asus P8H67-M EVO rev 3.0 RAM: G-Skill Ripjaws Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1333 Video: GTX 560-Ti 1GB I used a crappy (but functioning) ...
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Error related to pkg-config when installing frei0r as part of another package

I am trying to build https://github.com/mltframework/shotcut on OS X Lion (using their script in scripts/build_shotcut.sh) and after numerous hurdles I'm stuck on this error: ./configure: line 16062: ...
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Have to do “sudo make” or else C can't create executables

I used to be able to run make like normal, but now I have to run make as super user or else it will fail saying that the c compiler can't create executables. Why did this happen?
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In what (small) ways can I modify Octave's compile options to enhance it without breaking it?

If the title to this question seems a bit vague, I am sorry. But I wasn't sure how to distill what I am attempting to do into a single sentence. A few weeks back I learned that I could build and ...
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New to building computers worried about temps

I'm new to building my own computers and I was wondering about maximum temperatures. I understand that the room temp can affect the computers temp but how relevent is it? I understand that if my room ...