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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Visual Studio Compile standalone C# file

I have a c# file, I opened it in VS2010, and I want to compile it now. Is it possible? I know I can compile it using C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\csc.exe, but I do not want this. I ...
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Best practice: Where to install Linux packages

Where is the best path to install all files of package when compiling? For example - I want to install ProFTPd, so there's an option --prefix=/usr/local/proftpd , which means, that all files ...
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Advantages of Re-Compiling of Linux Kernels: Share your Ideas

can you give me some advantages of Recompilation of New Linux Kernel and Installations. make xconfig modules modules_install install this is what i`m talking on. can someone provide me the basic ...
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Mac OS X: Trying to install prolog using fink

I am trying to install prolog on Mac OS X 10.4.11. I just downloaded fink because I think that that should help me and I am trying to get either: Package swi-prolog-5.8.1-2 or Package ...
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Prolog for the Mac

For one of my classes I need to write several prolog programs. Can someone suggest a mac friendly prolog compiler? I tried gnu prolog but when it doesn't work for me.
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Installing GNU Prolog on Mac OS X (getting a Bus Error)

Just installed gnu prolog on Mac OS X 10.4 but it is not working. When I go: % ./gprolog Bus error Anyone have any ideas?
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Where do I find nmake for Windows 7

I'm trying to compile a Perl source and I can't seem to find a version of nmake that works with Windows 7 64 bit. I've searched all over Microsoft's website and my Googlefu seems to be failing me. Can ...
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What language are compilers written with?

Are compilers written in different languages than the language they compile?
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Visual Studio not auto-building when I press the debug button

I'm writing code in Visual Studio but whenever I want to test the application and press the green arrow for "Start debugging", Visual Studio does not automatically recompile the active solution for me ...
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How was the first compiler compiled?

This has always racked my brain. Compilers compile code. I imagine that the compiler is coded. So to actually run the code for a compiler, you'd have to compile it. How was the first compiler ...
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Has anyone successfully configured mutt for GMail on FreeBSD? If so, how?

I've tried following the instructions here and here. Currently, I can read email from my GMail account, but not send—this is on a personal computer, so even if I configured Sendmail, I doubt any of ...
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Compile and Install qtjackctl on Mac OS X

Is it possible to compile and install qjackctl on Mac OS X? If so how do you? EDIT: When I try to install it it does this: http://paste.pocoo.org/raw/G9610d6NviAZQ7nnZCwQ/ any ideas as to why?
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c code compiles but is not executed in kubuntu

I'm running kubuntu 9.10 in VirtualBox, i wrote the simplest "hello world" program in C, the code compiles, i ran it through a debugger and it seems to run fine. the only problem is nothing gets ...
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Compiling the Linux kernel, how much size is needed?

I have downloaded the newest most stable Linux kernel, 2.6.33.2. I thought I would test this using VirtualBox. So I create a dynamically sized harddisk of 4 GB. And installed CentOS 5.3 with just the ...
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internal compiler error

I am getting this message: internal compiler error: Segmentation fault Please submit a full bug report, with preprocessed source if appropriate. See <file:///usr/share/doc/gcc-4.4/README.Bugs> ...
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Installing Qt headers and libraries

I am trying to compile and install some software. When I do the ./configure. I get the following error: checking for Qt... configure: error: Qt (>= Qt 3.0.2) (headers and libraries) not ...
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Xeon X3220 dual-core 2.4 GHz - which march setting for GCC?

Should I use -march=nocona or -march=core2 when compiling binaries for this processor with gcc 4.3? vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family : 6 model : 15 model name : Intel(R) ...
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Which RAID setup to use for a build-computer?

I am wanting to setup a computer(actually multiple with the same setup) to build and compile programs. Security of the data is not important, and space for the most part is not important. (as in, 40G ...
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Where to get glib-config for Kubuntu?

I'm trying to compile Midnight Commander on a KUbuntu 9.10 (Karmic) box with no root access. I've set up a directory under $HOME, downloaded the mc source package and various stuff required for ...
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QT Creator 64-bit Snow Leopard

I have a bunch of libraries that I need to link against that I installed via macports. They are 64-bit libraries. I'm working on an application written with QT Creator and the .pro is set up. I ...
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Linux, recompiling from source

I'm relatively new to Linux but I've been messing around with a Ubuntu VM to get more acclimated with it. I set up SSH, Apache, PHP, MySQL, Ruby, Rails, Passenger, and Git to mess around with my web ...
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Detect compiler used for EXE file

Is there any way to detect (or to hide) the compiler that was used to build an executable file?
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Is it usually necessary to do make and then make install?

This is something that has always bugged me. It seems like I always see build instructions for building and then installing something saying to do this: make sudo make install Is there really any ...
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How do I determine the target HArdware platform that my compiler is compiling for?

I have a centOS 5.3 box with intel Xeon processors. A friend of mine was looking around and said my binaries are being compiled with an AMD target. Doesn't ./configure (like when building apache) ...
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Can you skip the “checking..” steps when running ./configure?

  $ ./configure configure: configuring for GNU Wget 1.11 checking build system type... i686-apple-darwin10.0.0 checking host system type... i686-apple-darwin10.0.0 checking whether make sets ...
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Vista C Compiler

What is a good C compiler for Windows Vista?
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Which PC components make the biggest impact on your compile times for Visual Studio?

Which PC specifications have the biggest impact on your compile times? Disk? Clock speed? Number of CPU cores?
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Is there a way to compile from source and keep track of updates automatically?

See the question - if I want to build the latest version of an app from the source, am I doomed to checking for updates manually? Is there a better way to do this?