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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Compiling PHP on OS X: iconv works only if forced to 64-bit

I'm trying to compile PHP and I kept getting this error during make: Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "_iconv_open", referenced from: __php_iconv_mime_decode in iconv.o ...
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compiler for c++ (thought it was g++?)

After installing the 'Developer Tools' from the mac os installation DVD, I can now execute gcc /path/to/input/ and create an executable shell script from .c code. I thought the C++ compiler to create ...
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cv.h not found in fedora 15 install of opencv and highgui

I'm writing object tracking software in C++ and using OpenCV and highgui. The problem I have right now is that even after sudo yum install opencv and using the yumex frontend to ensure that all of the ...
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Is it better to compile from source or to install from a .deb package?

Sometimes, when downloading software from the Internet, I find that there is a .deb package ready for either my Debian/Ubuntu and also a tarball to be compiled. In the beginning I would simply use the ...
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Native build of gcc compiler on windows 7 x64

I'd like to make a native build for the gcc compiler on my Windows 7 X64 laptop. After reading the installation instructions and realizing they were for a Unix system, I decided that it was time to ...
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Case-sensitive error in compiler's building using crosstool-ng under Cygwin

When I try to build gcc cross-compiler using crosstool-ng under Cygwin (running in Windows 7) I have the following message: $ /opt/ng-crosstool/bin/ct-ng build [INFO ] Performing some trivial sanity ...
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Should I replace my system drive or work files drive with an SSD? [closed]

First of all, I've read lots of questions on this site (and over the web) about this question, but I'm still not sure about my specific situation. I currently have a laptop with two 320 GB hard ...
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Can't compile because valac not found, but it's installed

I'm trying to compile gwibber. This is what happens when I type ./configure. checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is sane... yes checking ...
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Running Oracle script from Notepad++

Can we configure Notepad++ to run an Oracle script? I mean, once we wrote some script (assume a PL/SQL script containing a procedure), can it be compiled from Notepad++ editor itself? If it is ...
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Use matlab in makefiles etc. How to speed things up?

I use a lot of matlab to process data etc. Yet I find my workflow a bit of sluggish, so I was wondering if I could speed things up a little using makefiles. What I would like to do is write an .m ...
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__modver_version_show undefined error when building linux kernel 3.0.4 version

I tried to build the linux kernel 3.0.4 on ubuntu 11.10 in virtualbox. Here are my steps: Download the source code tar xjvf linux-source-3.0.0.tar.bz2 cd linux-source-3.0.0 make menuconfig, changed ...
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Portable C compiler for Windows on USB stick

I am looking for a portable C compiler to run from an USB stick on Windows (XP or higher). If it's a GCC portable version, that's a plus. If it's also (optionally) a C++ compiler, that's a plus too. ...
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Error installing RObot Operating system onto OS X Lion

The system has been using Macports. I configured the system exactly as per the line by line instructions of this guidelines. In the process I got the following error. The only change that I made from ...
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How do installation in linux (Fedora)?

I'm trying to run an example of MOBS - Mobile Robot Simulator, I'm trying to install the requirements and run the example, but I'm new with linux so don't understand how make these steps : 1. XView ...
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How do you add RefocusIt to Gimp?

I'm trying to compile Gimp with a special plugin called Refocus-It. I know that I need to compile something. Can somebody please explain what needs to be done? I would like to accomplish this using ...
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Visual Studio 2010 won't compile/create new projects

My Visual Studio 2010 Professional with SP1 installed won't compile anymore. The shown error is: TRACKER : error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified. ...
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full list of EKG2 plugins dependencies

Every time I want to compile and install ekg2 I'm struggling with dependencies. Right now I somehow managed (again) to install all needed packages. Still I have no idea which of packaged i installed ...
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Compiling mpich2 on OSX (and targeting the OSX 10.5 SDK)

I am compiling mpich2 1.4.1p1 for OSX and using -sysroot to direct the compilers to link against the SDK for 10.5. I do the following in a script to avoid typing this all out every time. As you can ...
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How can I make the Terminal compile a file I edited using Aquamacs?

I'm having trouble getting a small source code compiled in the terminal. I'm completely new at this (just started taking an introductory course)... I'm going to try to describe the situation as best I ...
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Is it usually best to compile on the same machine you want to execute on?

(Note: I'm just using ffmpeg as an example, I have often wondered the same thing with other programs) I have a build script for ffmpeg which compiles in support for a few non-standard features. Now ...
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libssh2.so.1cannot open shared object file?

I am trying to run medusa program when I have run it with command medusa -d I got + cvs.mod : Couldn't load "/usr/local/lib/medusa/modules/cvs.mod" [libssh2.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No ...
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Building the Linux kernel: compute intensive or disk I/O intensive?

I am trying to explain some results that I got from a recent benchmarking experiment. For that I need to know whether compiling the Linux kernel is a compute intensive task or a disk I/O intensive ...
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How To Schedule .NET Framework Compilation?

Sometimes i find it annoying for .NET Framework start compilation of files without my authorization. I read somewhere that i can execute compilation when i want or maybe even schedule it. At least i ...
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Does a compiled software contain binary 0 and 1?

I know that after compiling a software or application, its code is converted into the machine language. Does a compiled software contain a binary 0 and 1? What happens after compiling a software? Is ...
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Force specific CPU core usage in programs on Windows 7

Is there any way to force a program to run on cpu1 rather than cpu0 given that I know that there are at least two cores? I'm compiling C++ with code::blocks on Windows 7 x64
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Realtek USB WiFi key module 8712u.ko return “Can't read module (…) : exec format error”

I bought a USB WiFi key, the Hercules HWGUm-54. Apparently, the appropriate driver is the RTL8192SU from Realtek. I downloaded it from their website and extracted it. I then went to the driver ...
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Out of space while bulding Linux kernel

I am trying to build Linux kernel. I am getting out of space after a while. I unpacked it in /usr/src directory. It seems I have plenty of space. Can you please let me know what can be done about it. ...
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Atheros LAN card driver, Linux compiling problem

I have installed openSUSE 11.4 to my new workstation. It says that there is Attansic ETHERNET controller on board. But no devices seen. I typed: lspci and it returned: atheros communications device ...
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Building Python 2.7.1 on Mac OS X, import threading and a KeyError Exception

Original Problem: I am building Python 2.7.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.7 and am having issues with a KeyError exception being thrown from the threading module when Python is quit (likely on the atexit call). ...
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How to compile Vim 7.3 with +signs on OSX 10.6.6?

I'm trying to follow this guide http://tech.blog.box.net/2007/06/20/how-to-debug-php-with-vim-and-xdebug-on-linux/ and I need to compile Vim with signs and python options. I have: downloaded the ...
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Compile gvim from sources?

Recently, I've installed vim like so: hg clone https://vim.googlecode.com/hg/ vim cd vim sudo ./configure --enable-rubyinterp=yes --enable-pythoninterp=yes --enable-gui=gtk2 --prefix=/opt/vim make ...
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compiling on a Mac

i'm trying to install a program which is supposed to work on any 64 bit unix environment with >12 Gb of RAM (which should include my Mac) but this is the only instruction the manual gives on ...
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Xcode installed, but gcc/ g++ compilers are not found

I thought Xcode would come with these compilers. Can i download them manually? Where do i find them?
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How create linux-libc-dev package when I compile ubuntu kernel?

I've compiled the last stable ubuntu kernel (2.6.38-...) following this guide: How to compile a Ubuntu 10.10 kernel but in this guide doesn't explain how create linux-libc-dev package for that kernel? ...
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Can I compile code on a VPS account?

I intend to purchase a Windows VPS account with the following: - Windows Server 2008 Standard 64-bit OS 2 GB RAM 1,000 GB/month bandwidth I develop Windows software but not for so long, I just got ...
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Errors compiling Firefox on Debian

I want compile Firefox on Debian so I create .mozconfig like: mk_add_options MOZ_OBJDIR=@TOPSRCDIR@/ff-dbg ac_add_options --enable-application=browser ...and now use this command to compile ( ...
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compiling git on HP-UX

I'm trying to compile git on an HP-UX system. and when i run make all, I get a syntax error on line 252. if i go to line 252 of the makefile, i see uname_O := $(shell sh -c 'uname -o 2>/dev/null ...
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How to build Firefox from 4.0 source and optimize it?

I have found tons of links, resources regarding this topic. However, most of them just compile it and that's it. I want to disable debug, enable -O3 optimization (this one fails hard at the ...
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Howto compile a kernel module on CentOS [required packages]

What yum commands do I need to get available packages installed on CentOS to build a iptables MATCH kernel module.
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Performance difference between yum and self-compilation

How does compiling source code oneself result in better performance than using yum?
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Compile and execute Awesome in a non-root environment

I want to install the Awesome window manager. In the environment where I want to configure it I don't have root access. It's a shared environment for all the users in the Faculty I study in. I am ...
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Where did SELinux go?

I am compiling a new kernel, and want to enable SELinux but don't see it in menuconfig anywhere. The only framework under security options is Tomoyo.....so I ask, what happened to SELinux? Both ...
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Add GCC into Netbeans

I want to make programs in Netbeans (C++ language), but Netbeans doesn't detect C++ libraries and compiler. How can I add GCC into Netbeans?
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problem in installing qca-ossl plugin

I have been trying to compile and install the qca-ossl plugin for qca and qt. QT, QCA and openssl i installed without any problems. But now i have to compile qca-ossl. While compiling some error ...
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Compile linux kernel for different machine

I am new to kernel development, and I have to compile a kernel with some specific features and then install it on some machines. The problem is that these machines are slow, and hence I want to ...
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Compiling the Linux kernel

Just for the learning experience, I have recompiled the Linux kernel with different options, installed and booted from it. It was both instructive and straightforward. However, I was overwhelmed by ...
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Is it possible to run an x86 binary on an ARM processor?

Is it possible to convert/recompile an already compiled x86 binary into an ARM binary? I'm using a BeagleBoard with a command-line Ubuntu (Maverick) and want to run a Ventrilo server but the x86 ...
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In Linux, how to get the man page for compiled programs?

I know that installing a package through APT (apt-get or aptitude for my computer) will automatically install the appropriate man pages and update the man database. When I want to build the same ...
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How can I specify the path to libpcap when configuring/making/installing?

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04.1 and am trying to get packet capturing working for my Bluetooth dongle using hcidump. From what I've read, libpcap must be compiled to enable Bluetooth sniffing and given ...
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Distributed Compiling on Windows

I read about distcc for distributed compiling on Linux systems. Since I have to compile a big project quite often, I was wondering if there are methods on Windows on how to distribute that onto ...