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

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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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How to completely remove my Emacs?

I downloaded Emacs source files, and installed it using make. After installing Emacs successfully, I manually removed the downloaded source files to save disk space. Now I want to remove Emacs and I ...
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How many cores do I have in my machine?

I want to install a relatively huge package on my Ubuntu 13.10 and I want to use all of the processing cores of my machine. I type make -j N where N is the number of available cores+1, I guess. ...
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Make errors when compiling HPL-2.1 on MOSIX-clustered Debian server

I'm trying to compile HPL 2.1 on a MOSIX-clustered Debian server, but the make process terminates with errors as seen below. Included are my makefile and two versions of output: one from a standard ...
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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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How do I install GNU's 'make binary package' to android shell

I need make to install things, based on my current knowledge: I have reached a chicken and egg scenario. I have root access to the filesystem and shell, but the native android shell does not come ...
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Updating Emacs' Org-mode on Windows XP SP3

I'm using Emacs 24.2, which comes with Org-mode 7.8.11 (why am i using Emacs 24.2? Because i needed to install a precompiled version of AUCTeX for Windows; but that's another story!). I read pretty ...
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difference between `make clean` and `make distclean`

I installed ffmpeg from sources with help this page. https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/CentosCompilationGuide I noticed that most of this tutorial calls make distclean after make install. But only libvpx ...
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Configure Makefile

I am trying to create a file Makefile to use with make so I can compile my codes faster. What I would like to do is just type in the terminal: make dev myOutputName And it should run: gcc -Wall ...
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How to make vim output the result from make continuously

When you run the :make command in Vim, the output will be displayed page by page as if it was piped to more. I want to disable this. It is irritating to keep pressing the space bar repeatedly ...
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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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Bash extended globbing inside a Makefile

I want to do an operation on all the files in a particular folder that do not start with a particular prefix (say exclude_). I have a bash for loop with an extended glob that looks like this: for ...
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Remove make from cygwin

I need to work on GNU make 3.80, but cygwin has make 3.81 installed. How can I remove make 3.81 and install 3.80? I've tried running setup.exe for cygwin and installing make 3.80, it runs fine but ...
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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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Run local GCC on remote linux server

I'm sure this has been asked before but after some time searching I'm not finding quite what I want. I have a test server that I cannot install GCC or other development needs on. On my development ...
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bad Make-Test while running installation of a perl module

i run opensuse 12,3 - all is installed fresh now i wanted to install mozepl and www mechanize firefox this ended up in a bad Make-Test while running installation of a perl module # ' ...
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ZSH, colourify & autocompletion

I have zsh with oh-my-zsh, I added an alias to color the make output using alias make="colourify make" but when I use it, make autocompletion does not work anymore. If I use unalias make, the make ...
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Linux tool to autodownload and build from SourceForge?

Has anyone made anything (even just a script) to automatically download, untar, and make projects off of SourceForge in Linux? How could I do that? I am using Ubuntu 12.10, specifically.
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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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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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make command for installing OpenSSH on Ubuntu

I am currently trying to compile OpenSSH on Ubuntu. I am following the steps below which I got from the openssh website; (ref: http://www.openssh.com/openbsd.html) OpenSSH 6.2: March 22, 2013 ...
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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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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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Error building JZMQ on Fedora-18 (specifically the “make” phase)

I'm trying to build JZMQ on Fedora-18/64bit, but am experiencing a build error during the "make" phaze. Here (next) is my environment, followed by the error (at the end). Can anyone provide advice on ...
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What happens when I run “./configure” in Linux?

When we try to ./configure some Linux software from source before makeing it, usually there is a huge list of checking other software parameters performed, for instance the below is a tiny part of ...
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Can't Install Python 2.7.3 on CentOS 6

I have a CentOS 6 (minimum install or netinstall, I can't remember which) on a virtual machine. I'm trying to install Plone 4.2.4 on it for testing purposes. I have installed all the required ...
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Automatically `make` when dependencies change

Is there a way to have make automatically run when you edit one of the files needed for the build? Related question: Configure makefile to run on file change, but that only has an answer for Mac OS X ...
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Error installing software using make

I'm fairly new to Linux and compiling software from source. I am unsure what the output is telling me and where to look to find the solution to my problem. I'm trying to install Moscow ML: ...
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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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How to list files that were installed via source tarball?

I compiled and installed a program from a tarball ala make install but now I want to know where those files were installed. How can I do this?
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Installing “Make” for Windows

I would like to install "Make" for Windows 8. I'm currently working on NodeJS app that will be run on a Windows server and previously I have used NodeJS in a Linux environment. I need make to run my ...
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Make install kernel module without reboot?

I am trying to make changes to a buggy driver on Linux (mint). Is it possible to make and test the changes without rebooting every time?
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gnu make fails to find commands in ~/.local/bin

I have some commands places in ~/.local/bin, and correctly added it to the path: $ echo $PATH ...
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executing a shell-script through makefile

i am trying to create a .deb file that first installs the dependency that is stored in the some folder, for that i have created a shell script. My issue is executing the shell script through make file ...
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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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make command for installing in linux give it a directory

I want to install bedtools (i.e., a c++ source code for manipulating certain types of files). In order to install it the installation instructions says to download the tar file, untar the file, go to ...
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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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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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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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Why can't I find termcap library when I build gdb?

make and then failed with: configure: error: no termcap library found, but that termcap lib is just there, why can't make find it? checking for library containing zlibVersion... -lz checking zlib.h ...
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How to set up LIBSVM Matlab interface?

I have my Matlab folder at a path, C:\Users\Cassie\Documents\matlab2010\bin. Whenever I need to run matlab, I double click the matlab application under bin folder at ...
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Installing shogun on windows xp

I want to install Shogun on Windows XP, and getting the following error in Cygwin 2.0. I have already successfuly issued a ./configure command, and make command. $ make install make -C shogun ...
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Why did I fail to build mariadb?

The error message is as follows: 141> Call Stack (most recent call first): 141> D:/tmp/mariadb-5.5.27/bu/cmake_install.cmake:81 (INCLUDE) 141> 141> 141> CMake Error at ...
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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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Multiple gcc on Mac OS X

I did a port install for gcc version 4.7.1 (MacPorts gcc47 4.7.1_2) I named the executable as g+ and placed it in one my $PATH. I use gcc 4.7.1 when I need c++11 standard. I haven't changed the ...
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Installing softare on Linux

I'm trying to install the GMP package on Redhat 4, x86_64. The package can only be installed using make, which is not available and should be installed with apt-get/yum, but I don't have either one of ...
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Make Command is taking too long

I am trying to install NodeJS on Ubuntu, following http://howtonode.org/how-to-install-nodejs. When I ran make command, its taking too too long, printing lines after lines on screen. Is there any ...
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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 ...