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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 -> ...
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What are the Compile time considerations to reduce the size of binary on Linux?

I have compiled one utility and created the binary on my Linux System. But the size of this binary is 2.3 MB and I need to reduce the size of this binary. I tried applying STRIP on the binary but its ...
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-std=c++11 not working with Sublime Text 2 on Mac

So, I installed gcc 4.7 with ports. Manually compiling my file with g++ file.cpp -o file It spots an error. By appending the -std=c++11 it works like a charm. Now I edited my C++.sublime-build: { ...
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How to compile a gvim from source using the latest version? [duplicate]

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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Can Firefox 18+ be compiled on RHEL 5.9?

I tried to compile Firefox 24 on RHEL 5.9 and ran into dependency hell. I have no root privileges and I compiled several of the dependencies (glib, cairo and whatnot) in one of my directories. I ...
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Trying to make sqsh with FreeTDS

I am trying to install sqsh on a CentOS Linux box on which I have successfully installed FreeTDS in /opt/freetds. I set the SYBASE variable to /opt/freetds. Configure runs and has this to say about ...
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Compiling FFMPEG for ARM

I have a Linux ARM computer (BeagleBone Black). I am trying to do some camera streaming and need FFMPEG to do it. I have tried everything that I can think of (including following guides for compiling ...
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Can't compile static ZFS binaries on Gentoo

My kernel: geek-sources-3.11.1 from init6 overlay with zfs and couple other patches. Right now I'm using SysRescCD and doing everything in a chroot. My last try was: $ grep static-libs ...
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Error in installing compiled wireshark 1.10.2 on Kali 1.0

I've downloaded source code of Wireshark 1.10.2 from it offical website and compile it by following commands: ./configure make make install It was compiled and installed successfully, but when I've ...
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How to fix _decimal module compilation error when installing Python 3.3.2 in CentOS 5.9 (x86_64)?

I'm getting the following error when trying to compile Python 3.3.2 in CentOS 5.9 x86_64: Failed to build these modules: _decimal I get this error when executing the "make" command (after the ...
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Does recompiling a program produce a bit-for-bit identical binary?

If I were to compile a program into a single binary, make a checksum, and then recompile it on the same machine with the same compiler and compiler settings and checksum the recompiled program, would ...
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Computer bluescreens when compiling Visual C++ 2010 project

Occasionally, roughly once every few hours (although it can be less or more frequent), my computer will bluescreen or sometimes just shut down with only a black screen when I compile my visual C++ ...
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trouble compiling linux kernel from source

I am trying to compile a kernel from the source tree found at https://github.com/fio-prf/em, and I am getting the following error when I run make: make[1]: Nothing to be done for `all'. make[1]: ...