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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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 --enable-...
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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 /etc/portage/...
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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]: ...
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installing arm-none-eabi-gcc on freebsd 9

I'm trying to follow this guide : https://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/arm/ArndaleBoard but as you can see here : http://www.montedivenere.it/images/freebsd-arm/freebsd-arndale.png I need to install ...
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segfaults while compiling VLC on low memory system

I'm trying to compile VLC from this GitHub repo on my Allwinner device (ARM Cortex-A8 NEON with armhf kernel and about 380 MB of RAM) using instructions provided here. I keep getting segfaults, so I ...
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Can't compile anything, not sure why (puppy linux)

I'm stuck on linux for a while while I try to fix my normal computer functionality, and though I've reinstalled every dependency needed to compile, it seems as though I can't compile anything still. ...
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Configuring DRAM size when compiling an ARM (linux-sunxi) kernel for an allwinner a10 tablet

I've got a goclever a103 tablet (http://goclever.com/goclever_tab_a103) and I want to install linux on it to boot it from an SD card. First thing I found online were SD card images for a very similar ...
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How to build rpm package correctly?

I'm trying to install the new version from ganglia, which provides a tar.gz. My procedure was uncompress the tar.gz file, enter in the folder and then makes rpmbuild -ba ganglia.spec, a warning ...
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GCC 4.8.1 failed complilation

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. This is the error message: checking for x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-gcc... /home/hoangtu/Downloads/gcc-4.8.1/host-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu/gcc/xgcc -B/home/hoangtu/...
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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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compile lan messenger on windows

I am trying to compile lan messenger on windows. However, while building the lmc lib, I'm stuck at a point where the it shows an error: openssl/rand.h no such file or directory. If someone has ...
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Bootstrap error while compiling GCC 4.8.0

I'm getting bootstrap errors while trying to install GCC and could use some help. I'm trying to compile GCC in my home directory on a shared system (cluster). The cluster has GCC 4.4.3, which I'm ...
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Error compiling and installing mcrypt from source

I'm hoping someone can help shed some light on my current issue. Scenario: Installing libmcrypt, mhash and mcrypt from source in order to compile PHP5.4 with the mcrypt extension enabled. OS: RHEL-...
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Difference between apt-get compilation and manual compilation from source

I am trying to replace manually a library for freeradius. On a one hand I installed freeradius with an apt-get install. There was a library "libfoo-2.0.4.so" (let's call it the lib(apt)). On the other ...
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Incorrect version of sed when compiling on OSX

I am trying to install crosstool-ng on OSX 10.6.8. At the configure stage, I run ./configure --prefix=/opt/cross, and I get the following output: ! ./configure --prefix=/opt/cross checking build ...
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Cannot build lynx on windows with cygwin

There are many Windows builds of Lynx available over the 'net, but none of them support HTTPS, so I was trying to build with SSL enabled, among other things. The ./configure part is successful, but ...
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Does modern software use different CPUs features selectively?

For example can one have an executable that uses features for Core 2 processors and then selectively use other features for an older processor? Or is it a requirement to compile a different executable?...
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Cinerella linux video editor binaries? Can't compile

I can't compile Cinerella 4.4. Last messages I get from the compiler are below. 1) How can fix the compilation? Seems like some GCC or lib incompatibility. I use Ubuntu 12.10. 2) Can I get Cinerella ...
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Why compile an rpm from source?

What I know: src.rpm usually contain some kind of tar or compressed source code for the app/library/package Sometimes people recommend you compile from source if the package does not work What I don'...
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Ubuntu, updated boost from 1.46 to 1.52, linker asks for 1.46

I was having some trouble compiling with a piece of software using boost (wt, http://www.webtoolkit.eu/wt). I knew (from testing with another machine) that updating from 1.46 would solve my problem. I ...
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Difference between programs compiled for different OS

On a compiled code standpoint what is the difference between a program compiled for one os vs another (Linux vs windows for instance). Doesn't the program run directly on the cpu? Or is it because the ...
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How do I compile gVim.exe as a 64 bit executable? (Windows 8)

Very straight-forward question. I have downloaded mingw32 and the Vim source code and I have edited Make_mind.mak to use the correct Python version and location. I'm located in the src directory and I ...
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./configure error, on 32 bit ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 32 bit on i7 processor. I tried to compile and install this package called xgrafix, I have installed dependencies, but now it has error as follow: samir@samir-HP:~/Downloads/xgrafix$ ./...
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Linux kernel compiling: standalone OS

Hi guys I'm new to linux kernel compiling so I have some question: By compiling linux kernel are we building a totally standalone OS which doesn't depend on any linux destributions? If yes... Well ...
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Makefile support for Tiny C Compiler

I just found the brilliant Tiny C Compiler while searching for a small portable C compiler for Windows (I cannot install anything on this system or copy files to it and so need to compile directly on ...
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alias gcc='gcc -fpermissive' or modifying ./configure script

I am compiling quite big project from source. The compilation always ends with: error: invalid conversion from ‘const char*’ to ‘char*’ [-fpermissive] I have already compiled this project one year ...
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“unrecognized options” while installing php

I want to compile php 5.4.8 on my mac 10.8.2, but get some errors which cant solve by my self, so need your help. Firstly i get default php options with php -i | head, after it do this command ./...
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“make xconfig” with arch linux

I'm trying to compile a kernel for Arch. I'm using "arch method" - abs, edit PKGBUILD and then "makepkg". Problem is, my Arch is using xfce 4 + gnome 2, but i want to edit my config file using "...
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Should I compile the latest stable linux kernel (3.5.4) for CentOS? [closed]

I am tasked with compiling a newer version of the Linux kernel that what is currently running on this CentOS 6.3 system. My instructions were to get a new kernel from kernel.org, but I was told that ...
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How to Build Oleo on Cygwin

I am trying to install Oleo (http://www.gnu.org/software/oleo/) on a Cygwin setup and am running into some issues. In the linking stage, the build errors out, complaining about undefined references in ...
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iconv error for PHP 5.3 when compiling

I get this error: -lm -lxml2 -lz -liconv -lm -lxslt -lxml2 -lz -licucore -lm -o sapi/cgi/php-cgi Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64: "_libiconv_open", referenced from: _convert in ...
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libkeybinder error Arch linux

I am trying to install a package that depends on python-keybinder and hence on libkeybinder. When I run makepkg for libkeybinder, it starts and after sometime I get the following error: checking for ...
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Compile MakeMKV 1.7.6 - Segmentation Fault

I've previously been able to compile MakeMKV 1.7.5 and older versions, but the latest version (downloaded from http://www.makemkv.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=224) gives me strange segmentation ...
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Installing Cygwin C and C++ compilers for NetBeans IDE 7.2

I am very new to Cygwin, C, C++ and NetBeans IDE 7.2. My PC is running MICROSOFT WINDOWS 7 OS. I have read the documentation on how to install the Cygwin C C++ compilers. http://netbeans.org/...
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Issues installing/compiling mfcuk/libnfc on Windows

After many issues, I think I successfully installed/compiled libnfc using these instructions. Now I am trying to compile/install mfcuk. Once I get to the ./configure step I get the following error ...
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How can I have a simple commandline based OS?

I have an Cortex A8 based development board, I would like to setup a simple OS, for example to connect through SSH to the board and upload/write new program(blink led etc). The board comes with a CD ...
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Issue with Newlib install

I am trying to crosscompile Newlib library for ARM devices using the arm-none-eabi-XXX from CodeSourcery but i am having some issues. When running ./configure and/or make its showing me messages that ...
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Installing multiple versions of a shared library

I am running ubuntu 10.04 and I want to use tmux 1.6. tmux has a dependency on libevent 2. My solution was to compile libevent2 and drop into /usr/local/lib then compile tmux against this lib 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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Compiling QEMU on Mac OS X Lion

I've been having trouble compiling a working copy of QEMU on Lion. When I try installing through homebrew, I get a screen like this when I attempt to run QEMU: The blank screen just sits there ...