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

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Install yum in CentOS without make

I'm working with GoDaddy via SSH, and I noticed that the OS (CentOS 5.8) doesn't have yum. It does seem to have wget and rpm, but it doesn't have make, so I ran into a wall when trying to install yum ...
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Could not find Digikam

I have compiled and made the Digikam source code from GIT. Everything went right. At last, I typed 'sudo make install' and it went successful. But after this, I don't know where the digikam is ...
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How to get Colored Build Output from Make in Sublime Text 3?

How can you get color into the ST3 build output window? I'm using gccfilter to colorize my build output, but ST3 just displays the raw escape sequences. Is there any way to get it to process them? ...
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Installing a GCC/G++ for my mac OSX 10.8

My problem is simple, I would like to get the OSX/BSD version of the GCC and G++ compilers from the GNU.org website. However after some research (as described below) I learned that Apple uses LLVM ...
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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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Installing R on a custom path

When installing R (the interpreter and the shared library) the documentation says that one should follow the next steps: # <go to the R source directory> make distclean ./configure ...
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Homebrew error with MacVim on OSX Lion

I am trying to install Macvim with Homebrew on an OSX machine running Lion. After installing iconv at /opt/local/bin/iconv I get the following error in the log: Error: Can't run ...
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Empty folder and kernel panic when trying to get SELinux working

I have very strange things with SELinux. My post may be will bit disordered, because I'm not completely understand what is going on. Before all the story, I had good and very stable Linux ...
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No manual entry for make

I'm trying to read man pages for make on my server and they are not there. Man pages for other linux commands and built-ins, however, are there. Does anyone know why this is and how to fix? Thanks. ...
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How can I simulate Make's targets within a Windows batch file?

In working towards resolving http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/160685/17423, I'm looking to create a batch-file version of this makefile. Is there a clear/conventional way to simulate the 'target' ...
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Replace one command with another during make build

I build some application with cmake and make all package commands. During the build the rpmbuild program is implicitly called by cpack as part of the build. I need it to call setarch i686 rpmbuild ...
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gcc-4.8.2 make command error

our server has "gcc-4.4.7-3.el6.x86_64" I was trying to upgrade to "gcc-4.8.2" from source. configure completed without errors make command has reported following errors in config.log file : ...
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losetup Find in Parallel / Concurrency

I'm writing a makefile that at some point builds image files. I'm using losetup -f in the file to find a free loop device when building out each image. Since the images are independent of each ...
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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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installing a program returns error

I'm installing lenstool which needs pgplot library so I got the source codes and followed this to install it I also ran one of it examples and it seemed to work. But when I try to make lenstool it ...
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ming 0.4.2 compilation errors on Ubuntu 12.04 when installing from source code

I am trying to install ming 0.4.2 from source code and it was compilable before on Ubuntu 10.04, but now it' giving following compilation errors when I try to install using command sudo make install ...
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How can I forcibly change a shared library version used by my code from a certain folder than the default one in /usr/local/lib/?

I have an app I am building on Linux (Ubuntu). The steps involved are ./configure with certain options, make, and then execute the app. By default the app links/uses a shared library present in the ...
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“make” errors when installing Insight debugger on OS X?

I'm trying to install the Insight debugger on OS X. I can execute ./configure with no problem but when I try and run make it gets about half-way with no errors, but then starts spewing out errors(?) ...
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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: ...
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Is there any way to see make file with all variables substituted

I have huge long makefile written by some other guy, where all coomands contain variables. In order to decode what this command is doing i have look around what that variable is and its taking too ...
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how to use Environment Modules without root

For some reason, I have a hard time finding a tutorial on how to manage user software install with Environment Modules (http://modules.sourceforge.net/) without root. the closest thing is ...
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Mac 10.7 - Cannot use make utility after installing xcode

I'm trying to install a perl module that I manually downloaded from CPAN, but am encountering difficulties. $perl Makefile.PL Welcome to JSON (v.2.53) ============================= If you install ...
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Advanced FullScreen Debugger fails to install during “make”

I need to install a software called Advanced FullScreen Debugger for Assembly code debugging but while running make I'm getting this error. I am on Ubuntu 12.04, 32-bit. afd_load.c:61:32: fatal ...
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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 haskell platform fails

I am trying to install haskell-platform-2011.2.0.1 onto my SUSE 11.4. I have got all the dependencies required for ./configure, which works ok. But when getting to make, it builds with this error: ...
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Recompiling open-jdk, there is no makefile

I have modified a source file in open-jdk-6 and now want to rebuild it. In all guides it is stated that the build process is done via make. However I don't see any Makefile or target. $ pwd ...
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Is it possible to interrupt GNU make after the current command completes?

Assume I am make-ing a target that requires several commands to be run, and I would like to let make finish the command that is currently running and interrupt immediately after. Is there any way that ...
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Why am I getting following error on installing CGAL 4.3 on Ubuntu 12.04?

cmake worked well but when I run make, the following error is shown: In file included from /home/kavish/Downloads/CGAL-4.3/src/CGAL_Qt3/Qt_widget_layer.cpp:69:0, from ...
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Installing libevent: need to set different version of openssl

I'm trying to run make verify to install libevent. However, I get the following issue with openSSL, that the version I'm using to compile is incorrect. regress: WARN regress_ssl.c:162: Version ...
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“chown” for “make install” command?

On my Linux server, I accidentally executed sudo make install for an application install. I intended to execute make install without sudo privilege. How do I change the ownership of all installed ...
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Red Hat failed to make nodejs

When I run the ./configure, the error occurred. What does the This platform lacks a functioning sem_open implementation means? How to make it work? Environment: Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release ...
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Structure of make files for automatic installation

We are doing one project and our contractor is taking care of installing all things required to install in linux. he has make file for that. That file is very big and he has used verious constants ...
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make error while building Python. -fPIC error

making Python3.3.1 on Linux. Does anyone know how to fix this? It seems I just have to add -fPIC somewhere in the makefile, but I am not sure where. It looks like most lines from the make output ...
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How to install dmake in Mac OS X?

How do I install dmake in Mac OS X? Does it come with Xcode?
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Problem with makefile in Cygwin

I have installed Cygwin. My problem is when I try to run a makefile which contains a line gcc -g -c file.c I get an error: Fatal: Unable to execute command: gcc At the same time when running ...
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Slow tab completion for paths in`make' arguments

When I'm specifying an argument for make like PREFIX_PATH=/some/path/to/prefix/ I sometimes experience very slow completion for my directories (a few seconds). It's annoying when I've got several ...