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 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 ...
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Error while compiling Cuda Accelerated Linpack hpl_2.0_FERMI

I use Ubuntu 11.04 x86_64 CUDA 4.0 OpenMpi 1.4stable MKL When I compile, I get this error: ar r -L/home/limksadmin/hpl-2.0_FERMI_v13/lib/CUDA/libhpl.a HPL_dlacpy.o HPL_dlatcpy.o ...
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Have to do “sudo make” or else C can't create executables

I used to be able to run make like normal, but now I have to run make as super user or else it will fail saying that the c compiler can't create executables. Why did this happen?
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Self Built MacVim on OSX 10.6 doesn't open a GUI window

I've noticed the MacVim downloads page has stopped uploading pre-compiled snapshots for OSX 10.6 (only 10.7 is supported now, with 10.6 considered LEGACY). I'm still using 10.6 and wanted to build it ...
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Combine compilation-mode and ansi-term-mode in Emacs?

In Emacs, I would like to be able to combine the features of ansi-term-mode and compilation-mode. I have a build system for compiling my source code which uses terminal commands for placing the cursor....
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How to compile .bat file using QT Creator

Question: How do I compile a .bat file using QT Creator? More info: specifically, I am trying to install Windows Image Writer and the download only includes source files. The README.txt tells me to ...
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Unable to compile with GNU Emacs

I'm trying to use GNU Emacs to write small programs. I use the compile command make -k but i always get the message make -k 'make' is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable ...
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GNU inetutils pre-compilation problems

I am trying to compile GNU inteutils on Debian and experiencing some problems. configure is going thru without any issues but when I launch make to compile I receive the following messages: lib/...
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Cannot install netbeans on Gentoo

I'm trying to install Netbeans on my Gentoo system and I just cannot get it to work. When I'm compiling it It fails due to not being able to locate org.apache.maven.project.MavenProject. [nb-javac]...
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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 folder,...
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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 compile....
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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 ...