An utility that automates build processes, used mainly to build software on Unix-like systems.

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KeePassX .4.3 version - Old kdb database and 2.0 doesn't work - Ubuntu

1. Situation Transferring password database from one computer to a new one. KeepassX 2.0 is great, but it doesn't support loading older DBs. In fact you should use keepassX 2.0 going forward as it ...
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Getting an error when installing one of the Caffe dependents: Boost

I'm getting into machine learning, and I recently happened upon this: Wide-Area Image Geolocalization with Aerial Reference Imagery . It's a net that predicts the GPS location of an image, from ...
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How to check if make uninstall will work

FYI I'm on Mac OS X El Capitan. I compile things using CMake and make on my machine on a day to day basis, but without so far having understood CMake or make in any respectable depth at all (I have ...
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Can't install the “Boost” prerequisite for Caffe

I'm getting into machine learning, and I recently happened upon this: Wide-Area Image Geolocalization with Aerial Reference Imagery . It's a net that predicts the GPS location of an image, from ...
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Compiling OpenCV from Source Excluding Features

I'm trying to install OpenCV 3.1.0 from source on OSX following this article. Long story short, I'm at the point of creating the make file using the following declarations: cmake -D ...
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Cannot compile amule-dlp

While I was compiling amule-dlp with command ./autogen.sh ./configure --prefix=/usr make And then, an error occured: make[2]: *** No rule to make target 'amule.xpm', needed by 'all-am'. Stop. ...
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Error in Opencv instalation (error in file: opencv/modules/videoio/src/cap_libv4l.cpp)

I tried to install OpenCV several times but always returns the same error. I'm running Linux - Debian in Beaglebone Black. The configuration is: root@beaglebone:~# uname -a Linux beaglebone ...
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Installing Quantum Espresso - trouble with make

I'm trying to install QuantumEspresso (QE) on my computer, I need it for my thesis. The professor asked me to install it enabling parallel computing using OpenMPI, compiled with Intel ifort compiler. ...
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Makefile issues with interactive shells started as a target

Currently having a weird problem: Got a Makefile to get some handy shortcuts inside a Project: shell: docker exec -it $(web) sh ... ..which basically invokes an interactive shell inside a ...
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How can you find the index of a word in a list in GNU make?

I want to be able to have multiple lists in make, all the same size, one of which contains filenames and the others containing info related to those files, in the same respective order. I want to be ...
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Why does make install not update my symlinks?

DEAR FUTURE PEOPLE: When this happens, try adding --prefix=/usr/ or --prefix/usr/bin/ to the end of the command to invoke the config script. I thought that the entire point of including a ...
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Update ubuntu's 'make'?

I am trying to update 'make' from 3.8.1 to the recent version. I have tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install make But I am told that 'make is already the newest version. What can I do? I ...
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Can't complete opensips 'make menuconfig' on Xubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to compile and install Opensips-2.1.2 (or 1.11.6). I've installed lots of libraries to make it run (especially ncurses). Now when I try to run following command: make menuconfig I get ...
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Compiling Snort for OpenWRT

I'm trying to install Snort on an OpenWRT VM. I followed the instructions on the Snort homepage and it looks like it requires the make tool for compiling the code: ./configure --enable-sourcefire; ...
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Configure tomato firewall in VM or Debian / CentOs server

I want to use tomato as my internal firewall for accept/block network packets inside my server system. I know that tomato provides firmware for some routers but I want to do some tricky but don't know ...
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Building software on Arch and finding the dependency

I'm relatively new to compiling software. I downloaded a package called gr-scan which uses gnuradio and osmosdr (I have both installed and working via pacman already). The instructions say to edit the ...
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Keep color in less after make and pipe

I would like to keep color in less command after using "make 2>&1" to compile some program. There are similar topics with "grep" and "ls" commands but solutions do not work with this command. For ...
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How do i configure Normalize with Cygwin?

Normalize is a 32-bit windows program installed with Cygwin, according to the Readme. I run 64 bit windows 10. Some files referenced by the Readme are missing, like "Install". I'm instructed to ...
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Different behaviour of the find (parameter not correct) on *nix and windows (ming32) systems

This command called from the Makefile works ok on the various *nix systems, but fails with Windows + Mingw32 bash/makefile: for a in `find libr | grep -e dll$$`; do cp $$a ${WINDIST} ; done This is ...
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Determine what running “make install” changes on most any Linux platform

How can I determine what running make install runs or installs when I have no way of uninstalling from source code? I’d prefer a portable method or at least a software package that can be found in ...
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Need help installing program; can't get `make` to work in src directory

I've been trying very hard to get John the Riper to work. I installed it on Ubuntu and it wouldn't work giving me an error about unknown cipher. Now I'm trying to install it on CentOS. I tried ...
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compilation on cygwin64 doesn't work with g++ 4.9.2

I have GNU make version 4.0 g++/gcc version 4.9.2 Command make clean works perfectly But when I use command make to compile I got this error ...
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OpenSSL 1.0.1g errors when trying to compile Apache 2.4.16 from source on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64)

Server info: # cat /etc/*-release SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 0 ...
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Varnish-Agent installation breaks while make

I have install varnish in ubuntu 14.04 using this. Varnish Version: varnishd -V varnishd (varnish-4.0.3 revision b8c4a34) Copyright (c) 2006 Verdens Gang AS Copyright (c) 2006-2014 Varnish Software ...
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Makefile doesn't work with “modules”

I have this makefile of WrapFS. My problem is that make doesn't work when I add "modules" to all part. When I delete "modules", make works, yet doesn't generate wrapfs.ko. WRAPFS_VERSION="0.1" ...
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Issues installing “One-Way Ping (OWAMP)” on Mac OS X

I am looking for a tool to measure one way delay. I have found a tool One-Way Ping (OWAMP). But I am unable to install on my machine. I am using Mac OS X. I have been searching on Google but having ...
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Conditional variables in Makefile

I am trying to compile source code in various ways. For example, suppose I want to compile a fortran program with source code main.f90, file1.f90, and file2.f90 as inputs. To generate hello.exe, I ...
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PREFIX in Makefile

I don't really know how to give this question a title, since it is pretty weird to me. I'm gonna try linux form scratch, but I'm doing some research first. I'm stuck with compiling packages from ...
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Is it possible to change prefix after make?

We all know that $./configure --prefix=$SOME_DIR $ make $ sudo make install can install bin, lib to $SOME_DIR. However, I wonder whether I can change the prefix of installation directory after ...
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How to get `make` to recognize alias command

I am installing MOOG, and when I make -f Makefile.maclap I get the error $ make -f Makefile.maclap g77 -w -c -o Abfind.o Abfind.f make: g77: No such file or directory make: *** [Abfind.o] Error 1 ...
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What are the -DPOSIX and -DXWINDOWS flags for in Makefiles?

I see -DPOSIX has something to do with POSIX compliancy...which I can kinda get my head around because my program uses a posix library (pthreads) but I can't dig up anything relevant on what ...
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How do I tell Make to use a library in my home directory?

I'm working on a linux system where I do not have root privileges nor do I have any other means to install additional libraries (that I know of). I'm trying to build a program in my home directory, ...
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are these the same meaning between #!/bin/csh and SHELL = /bin/csh?

I want to know what are these the same meaning between #!/bin/csh and SHELL = /bin/csh? Can i use former instead of further?
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make *** No rule to make target in Makefile

I have problem what makefile does not excute with including file. My Makefile is made like this. SHELL = /bin/csh CURDIR = $(shell pwd) .... .... include $(CURDIR)/device.cfg .... Done. Also ...
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Makefile improvement when intermediate files do not really change

I have a Makefile like this all: *.foo ./finalstep *.foo > $@ %.foo: %.bar ./secondstep < $< > $@ %.bar: %.baz ./firststep < $< > $@ The thing is that often ...
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Avoid “rm” in makefile

I have a question concerning a line in a Makefile. I have a target to "clean" my locally installed test/staging-server. Currently it looks like this: clean: rm -rf $(LOCAL_SERVER_PATH)/* As ...
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Jenkins Docker image has no make or sudo

I'm trying to set up CI on AWS using the Jenkins image from the Docker hub. I've gotten a few hours into the process (configuring for a Node project), and I've now realized that a few of my npm ...
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Netbeans remote existing project doesn't compile

I'm trying to create a remote existing project in NetBeans. For some reasons, the project is built this way on the remote Linux machine: Project's sources: /home/bob/workspace/myprojectFolder ...
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Is it considered safe to suspend/hibernate a computer while it's compiling some code?

Will it continue the process where left off? I'm using gcc on a GNU/Linux machine.
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GNU Make Pattern rules on Windows

I am interested in using GNU Make on Windows. I created a tiny Makefile using a Pattern Rule: all: abcd.o %.o : %.c echo hi However, when I attempt to make all, D:\test>"C:\Program Files ...
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Is it safe to install newer Python and Git versions from source?

I wanted to install newer versions of Python and Git to my system. I eventually used the commands below to compile and install new versions. However, I was informed that it would have been better to ...
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FreeBSD make error - File 5.19 supports only version 12 magic files. /usr/share/misc/magic.mgc is version 8?

I'm having trouble reinstalling ProFTPD on a FreeBSD 10.1 setup. The server is newly upgraded from 10.0 to 10.1. When I start the make install clean process, these warnings first shows on screen. ...
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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How to add a 'greek' character in the path using cURL?

I have a Makefile where one of many tasks is to upload a file using cURL, one of these files, has a greek character in the name and when I try to upload using cURL, I receive this error: curl: (43) A ...
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gcc configure --disable-shared fails to disable shared libraries during compilation, libgmp and libmpc conflict

I'm compiling GCC on a build server to get access to the latest version of gfortran; after building gmp, mpfr, and mpc into specially-prefixed directories in usr/local, I configured and make'd gcc, ...
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Cannot 'make' program in Linux (autoreconf failure)

I want to compile a program called crisprtools. I am supposed to run ./autogen.sh but it says: Preparing the crisprtools build system...please wait Found GNU Autoconf version 2.69 Found ...
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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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Using make from Windows PowerShell

Under Linux, sources of projects commonly come with Makefile's. Makefiles contain directives to build these projects using the command make. I am currently forced to use Windows, and so as to be able ...
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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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Linux - make install without replacing symlinks

I recently (and foolishly, since there is a simple solution here, had I set --prefix= option to something other than it's default /usr/bin) configured and maked gcc-4.9.1, without setting the ...