To compile is to convert the source code of a program into lower-level machine code that can be executed on a computing device.

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Installing Octave-4.0.0 on CentOS yields QtOpenGL linking error

I am in the process of trying to install Octave-4.0.0 on a CentOS 6 cluster. Octave has 20+ dependencies, and it is unclear which versions of each dependency to use. Since yum only has Octave-3.4.3, ...
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How much of Mac OS X can you actually build from source, and how to do it?

Apple releases quite a bit of its OS X source to the public, including the kernel and many other components but excluding many graphical utilities like the finder AFAIK. How much can I actually build ...
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Compiling OpenSSH without “consolekit.patch”

I'm currently encountering issues with some tools that connect via SSH to a remote machine (Eclipse's remote deployment) to deploy files automatically. Around 90% of the time, when I initiate the ...
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Install package not in repositories so that dpkg knows about it

I am trying to compile some software for my raspberry. During the configuration process, the following appears: configure: error: Requested 'libavcodec >= 55.0.0' but version of libavcodec is ...
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How to compile this project (makefile, .rc, .p) in Windows?

How do I compile the z-wamp project in Windows? makefile 2012-03-20 bcosca bcosca [6a5635] 2.1.1 pre-release manifest.rc 2012-03-15 bcosca bcosca [99a236] 2.1.0 baseline zwamp.ico ...
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How do i compile module with different active kernel/kernel-after-reboot versions?

Hope the title is clear. Let me explain, updated my kernel but have to recompile the wifi module to work with the new one. The thing is, cant reboot and compile, because it's my media server which i ...
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build numpy from source results in wrong architecture

I build numpy from source on my mac to link it to my ATLAS library. Thus, I wanted to run it as described here with these options: export MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.10 export CFLAGS="-arch i386 ...
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How to get `make` to recognize alias command

I am installing MOOG, and when I make -f Makefile.maclap I get the error $ make -f Makefile.maclap g77 -w -c -o Abfind.o Abfind.f make: g77: No such file or directory make: *** [Abfind.o] Error 1 ...
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Subversion (1.8.13) installation without root

I wanted to install a newer version of svn without root access. On ubuntu, the apt-get version is: svn --version svn, version 1.8.8 (r1568071) While I would like to install the more recent one ...
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Does a better/newer C or C++ compiler produce more performant compiled code? Or do they just perform faster/better while compiling?

I am not a C or C++ programmer myself, but I often use software that needs to be compiled or otherwise depends on a compiler, like some R packages. Will that software actually perform better if I use ...
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Why doesn't visual studio 2015 RC compile properly?

I downloaded Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 RC after using Code::Blocks for a long time. To test it I just created a simple Hello World program, but it won't compile properly. This is the output from ...
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Netbeans remote existing project doesn't compile

I'm trying to create a remote existing project in NetBeans. For some reasons, the project is built this way on the remote Linux machine: Project's sources: /home/bob/workspace/myprojectFolder ...
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Program built with MVS2012 “missing MSVCR120D.dll”

I started programming on Visual Studio Express 2012 instead of Code::Blocks, which is way more beautiful, but now I have a HUGE problem: My goal is to release a free OpenSource project with plenty of ...
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SSL not available when attempting to compile“wget” from source?

I was trying to install wget from source in Linux by: ./configure --with-ssl=openssl But it returns me: configure: error: --with-ssl=openssl was given, but SSL is not available. If I do: ...
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How can I set up an environment variable to work with TCC?

I am trying to set up TCC on Windows 7, but I can't seem to make it work dynamically from cmd To be able to invoke the compiler from everywhere on your computer by just typing "tcc", please add the ...
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Add module to nginx after installation

Hi i did install nginx with this command on centos 6 sudo yum install nginx and it work but i need to compile wit rtmp module so How can I find the path to make some changes ./configure ...
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Compile brscan3 on Raspberry Pi (brother scanner)

I am trying to compile brscan3 (Brother software for scanner) from source file on my Raspberry Pi (arm architecture). I tried ./configure but I obtain this error: config.status: creating Makefile ...
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run 2 different versions of ffmpeg form same server

I'm trying to run a second version of ffmpeg on a unix server without update or remove the old version. In the server it's installed version 1.0.1, can I compile latest version of ffmpeg (current ...
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How can I download xfce terminal linked against libvte >= 0.36 so I can get 24bit true color support (in ubuntu)

according to https://gist.github.com/XVilka/8346728 terminal programs with libvte >= to 0.36 can have 24bit true color support. My preferred terminal is xfce4-terminal... I haven't found another ...
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How to configure a FreeBSD port with default values (recursively)?

After doing a research in multiple search engines and reading https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/porters-handbook/building.html and ...
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Issue compiling with g++ on CentOS 6.6

I've written a very basic newbie c++ program, and I'm trying to compile it with g++. Here's the program: #include <iostream> using namespace std; int main () { cout << "This is my ...
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Compiling MySQL Workbench on Fedora 21 antlr-4.3 jar not found

I'm trying to compile MySQL Workbench This is the result of cmake: -- The C compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 -- Check for working C compiler: ...
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Compilation with (configure -> make -> make install) is very slow on Mac compared to Linux

I have the highest Mac. Book Pro. 15 Retina on apple's website, my experience with mac is just 3 months (when I bought this mac), I'm facing huge issues in speed when compiling anything from source, ...
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How to build cups generic RPM on OpenSUSE 13.x?

The cups website suggest to build generic RPM packages with rpmbuild -ta tarball.tar.gz, but there's no dbus-devel and no libusb-devel package in OpenSUSE 13.1 (there's dbus-1-devel). Is there a way ...
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Middleman still creating standard assets folders

I just installed middleman to mainly speed up my static site creation workflow. Every is working the way I want (My *.html.erb files get compiled to *.html correctly) but Middleman is still creating ...
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Compiling with the closure compiler

I run the following command: java -jar ~/compiler/compiler.jar --js test.js With basic things, but the a goog.require error shows up: ERROR - required "goog.net.XhrIo" namespace never provided ...
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Compiling FFcast for Ubuntu 14.04, “libx11 is required”?

Here's what I've run so far: $ git clone --recursive https://github.com/lolilolicon/FFcast.git $ ./bootstrap $ configure --enable-xrectsel --prefix /usr --libexecdir /usr/lib --sysconfdir /etc The ...
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How to build a crosstool-ng toolchain for a Synology DS 214 with DSM 5.1?

I'm trying to build a gcc 4.6 which "just works" on a Synology DS214 with DSM 5.1 (the Synology OS which effectively is a horribly outdated Linux 3.2.x), i.e. allows me to compile applications on the ...
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/sbin/php-fpm works while /bin/php doesn't

Compiled php 5.6.3 on centos with the following ./configure: ./configure \ --with-zlib-dir \ --with-freetype-dir \ --enable-mbstring \ --with-libxml-dir=/usr \ --enable-soap \ --enable-calendar \ ...
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How to teach a small router to support a VPN Protocol?

i have a small mips router (link to tech specs - HW-Rev D3) on my table and i was wondering how to teach it something it does actually not support. with a exploit i figured out how to login via ...
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Ubuntu 14.10, Compiled or Installed vim-gnome, doesn't paste from stopped vim

I just compiled vim with many many different ways and I can't get it working properly on Ubuntu 14.10. this is my configure: ./configure \ --enable-pythoninterp \ --enable-cscope \ ...
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Debian Wheezy 7.7.0 x86 - won't compile anything

Yesterday I installed Debian Wheezy 7.7.00-netinst and everything was fine until the moment I decided to compile libtorrent-0.13.4. I do: ./configure the checkings start for about 2 seconds and the ...
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Error compiling the linux kernel 3.8.0

I am trying to compile the Linux kernel on my virtual machine which is installed Lubuntu, and I am getting the following error: In file included from ubuntu/aufs/aufs.h:45:0, from ...
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compiling mcrypt with Yosemite

I am following this tutorial: http://coolestguidesontheplanet.com/install-mcrypt-php-mac-osx-10-10-yosemite-development-server/ So far it's been great. I have just got to the heading: Compile mcrypt ...
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How to get original library/package version from rpm package version?

I use Centos 7 and I need to know what is my version of Xdmx. rpm -qa and yum list installed return version of rpm package which, I think, is different from original Xdmx version. $yum list ...
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Unable to compile GTK+ application

I'm trying to compile a simple GTK app for testing on a Trisquel 7 machine. The packages are derived from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have libgtk2.0-dev installed, but when I try to compile, this is the ...
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Why does tcpdump not come precompiled and how to compile it?

Hello I recently downloaded tcpdump from the www.tcpdump.org/ website, extracted the tar.gz file and found nothing but source and header files, I do not posses the necessary knowledge to get a working ...
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SSH Keep Commands Running [duplicate]

If I SSH into another machine from my macbook, start compiling a very large project, and then power off my macbook, will the compiling continue on the remote machine despite having lost connection to ...
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Configure error with pkgsrc trying to build xf86-video-intel

I am trying to build xf86-video-intel driver on NetBSD 64bit, and I have this problem: checking whether to build Xorg PCI functions... checking for PCIACCESS... no configure: error: Package ...
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How can I know whether a binary file is an executable or a library?

I have a binary file, but how can know the file type, lib or exe. By opening it with notepad++, it shows ELF and a lot of random symbols.
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Compile for a linux platform that does not have gcc available

I'm used to compiling programs with custom feature sets on my own linux laptop. I want to do the same for a remote linux platform that I work on, but unfortunately that platform does not have gcc ...
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GCC option : Unrecognized command line

I am trying to build my project with gcc compiler but I get this error: gcc: error: unrecognized command line option '-mthumb' Isn't -mthumb a default option for gcc? Why he couldn't recognize it?
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working on an old computer cluster

Have you ever been in that situation where you had to work on a really old computer cluster, with a roughly ten year old emacs, ten year old compiler and everything just being ten years old? And of ...
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How to create a local server to compile and run programs in C, Java,..etc [closed]

How can I create a local server on my Ubuntu laptop which is able to compile and run C, Java, Ruby, Python, etc code? And I want to use that service from my tablet through WiFi.
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Recompile vim with the same features

I want to recompile vim with the same features for a different linux distro. I only kept the source tar and I don't remember any of the arguments I gave ./configure the first time. What's the easiest ...
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How can I run `M-x compile` under a particular shell in emacs?

I've a piece of software that can only be compiled under my-weird-sh. I like to use some-better-sh in my day-to-day work, so that is my login shell (via chsh). This changes the shell in Emacs to ...
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Compile C++ 11 on Damn Small Linux?

DSL does not include any compiler (aside from a very basic ANSI C compiler), so I need to install g++ on it. Unfortunately the only gcc/g++ I could find for DSL linux is a version from 2006 (here). ...
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Error while compiling linux kernel

Hi I'm trying to compile a kernel on Centos 7. I've installed kernel-devel package, but it's failing as follows: [root@centos7 3.10.0-123.6.3.el7.x86_64]# LANG=C make V=1 make -f ...
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How do binary files run on different machines? [closed]

I always wondered about how executable binary files actually work. Compilation is always stated as taking the source code and translating it to machine language But what does that really mean? ...
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Python ./configure does not find g++ compiler

I'm trying to compile Python 3.4.1 on an emulated ARM machine (with Debian 7). ./configure gives me checking for g++... no but g++ is installed. So what could be the problem? I know it's not ...