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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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 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to build a gcc 4.6 which "just works" on a Synology DS214 with DSM 5.1 (the Synology OS which effectively is a horribly outdated Linux 3.2.x), i.e. allows me to compile applications on the ...
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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 \ --enable-gui=...
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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 ubuntu/...
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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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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 my-...
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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 scripts/Makefile....
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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 ...
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What is the difference between “make modules” and “make modules_install”

I'm currently looking up compiling a custom kernel and I find various guides that first say make modules and then make modules_install in the step when you compile and install the modules while other ...
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With which files does Eclipse start to compile and how to change it

I'm importing a different project into mine - that has not been properly coded when it comes to include files. When compiling, it generates random errors that some functions/variables etc. are not ...
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Compiling CUPS: undefined reference to `dnssdDeregisterAllPrinters'

I'm trying to build CUPS 1.7.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04. configure didn't produce any errors, but make dies with: Making all in ppdc... Making all in scheduler... Linking cupsd... dirsvc.o: In function ...
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Error compiling gcc on Raspberry Pi

So, after solving the problems I had before (previous question here), I'm having some other trouble compiling gcc 2.95.3 on my Raspberry. This is what I get with the make bootstrap command. ../.....
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Do different compilers produce different machine code file formats for Windows? [closed]

Under Windows, if someone compiled a C++ source code with gcc, would the output file formats and extensions be different from other C++ compilers? And are the output files extensions and formats of C+...
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What influences compiling times and to what extent? [closed]

I'm looking for a new machine, mostly to work on videogames as a programmer, and since a lot of the time will be spent compiling huge projects, I was wondering what are the hardware components that ...
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Custom kernel 2.6.18 compile in centos ends on fail

I'm compiling from RPM source. The same compile worked in the past but not this time. May be you can help me to solve this issue? make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/rpmbuild/BUILD/kernel-2.6.18/xen/...
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How do I install GCJ on OSX

I've looked at the gcj page and though there's downloads links they're only for downloading gcc, and with the apple version of gcc there is no gcj included: $ gcc --version Configured with: --prefix=/...
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How to add c++ header files to windows path?

I'm trying to make some header files available for the compilation of a nodjs module. I have the folder of header files I need, and I need to know how/where to add these to a path in windows. Under ...
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Why do compilers have to be “smarter” for RISC instruction set architecture

Reduced Instruction Set Architecture (RISC) aims to reduce the number of instructions thereby improving performance . The only downside to this approach is that the compilers have to be "smarter" . ...
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Compiler does not recognize architecture

I am having problems compiling a library (XSB Prolog) in Ubuntu. I am configuring and compiling it with: sudo ./configure -prefix=/usr/local/lib/ sudo ./makexsb Then, I need to execute the ...
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Adding nonstandard files to a checkinstall package

I am experimenting with checkinstall to manage custom builds of software. I would like to add custom files to a package, e.g. /etc/init.d/nginx when installing nginx. The --include parameter is a ...
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linker error: could not read symbols: Invalid operation

I am trying to compile GMediaRender on Ubuntu 12.04. I got an error during make: gcc -Wall -Wpointer-arith -Wcast-align -Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations -L/usr/lib -o gmediarender main....
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building custom kernel on redhat 9

I'm trying to build a kernel 2.4 on redhat 9. but when I go through theses steps: make menuconfig make dep make bzImage make install they return no error but when I try to boot into it, it returns "...
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Would x86 assembly work on x64 processors?

Would x86 assembly compile on an x64 machine and still work properly? If not, what is the difference between x86 assembly and x64 assembly?
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How do general binaries take advantage from new instructionsets on new CPUs

With every release of a new processor, there are changes to the instructionset the processor supports. For example, Haswell has Advanced Vector Extensions. However, when I run a program on a PC with a ...
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Re-compile VIM with options

I have VIM installed but I need to compile it with specific options: In addition to the most commonly used features, the plugin requires: +python or +python3, +clientserver and +conceal. ...
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make a .deb package for a compiled source

since I'm a noob at Linux and programming...etc (I know almost nothing in programming and compiling) I downloaded the qbittorrent 3.5.1 stable source I followed the instructions here >>https://github....
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Compile the kernel to increase the command line max length

Following up on http://stackoverflow.com/questions/14176089/system-command-line-max-length-in-perl, which say the max length for exec/command line arguments is controlled by ARG_MAX. So I want to ...
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Error: Could not find or load main class(Java)

I am using java in ubuntu machine. I can run java program from my eclipse. But I have some work that that I have to perform from command prompt. I could compile java program using javac HelloWorld....
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Default headers and licenses

I am building a toolchain that I'd like to redistribute. In particular, I am building a GNUstep bundle for Mac OS X, in order to support cross-platform ObjC development - and some other stuff ...
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To run Makefile.tpl in OSX

I have the file here which syntax seems to be near normal make-file with parameter install. I run unsuccessfully make install I get make: *** No rule to make target `install'. Stop. I get the ...
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How can I fix this configure error?

I'm trying to build mosh from source on a SUSE10 machine and am getting the following error: checking for protobuf... no configure: error: Package requirements (protobuf) were not met: No package '...
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How do I get the latest linux kernel, and why would I want to do that in the first place?

I'm running 3.10-3-686-pae, and I think I would like to upgrade to 3.12 just so I can learn more about how it all works. My computer runs pretty well considering how old it is. I have been learning to ...
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What crashed Automake?

When downloading open-source software from the internet (in this case: PHP 5.5.5), they often come with an Automake "script" (if I can call it a script) for building from source. Now I'm trying to ...
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compile and install qtcurve successfully but system settings can't find it

I use kubuntu and I compiled the source of qtcurve and installed (the result is shown at the end). After, I went to System Settings -> Application Appearance -> Style -> Applications -> ...