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

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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 ...
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What exactly is the use of prefix while running configure?

I am trying to install 32 bit Python on x86_64_ Linux. Following instructions from http://blog.devork.be/2009/02/compiling-32-bit-python-on-amd64.html I downloaded the tarball from here: ...
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Can't locate Automake/Config.pm when trying to run aclocal command in OS X 10.7.4 x64

I am tring to compile the source code of libming 0.4.2 on Mac OS X 10.7.4 x64 and getting the following error when trying to run the aclocal command with sudo privileges: $ sudo aclocal Password: ...
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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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rsync: how to copy a file that might not exist without an error

I have a command in my Makefile that sync's up my bibliographies from an external source. If rsync fails because the target file does not exist rsync exits with error 23. I can hide the error by ...
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How to remove three consecutive line feeds in a Makefile rule?

I need to search for and replace three consecutive newline characters in an input file and filter them out of an output file for a makefile rule on Centos 4. I am using GNU sed v4.1.2 and GNU make ...
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How to run Vim command from the shell?

This might be a dumb question, but bear with me. I'm automating some of the usual stuff I do when setting up a new work environment, and would like to automate the Vim command :BundleInstall (for ...
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Install git on server without sudo

I'm trying to install git on a server with a user that does not have root access. I've seen a lot of tutorials that suggest using ./configure, but when I downloaded the latest git zip from github, ...
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Archlinux: Where I can find gcc-4.4-multilib?

As in the topic, I can't find it in AUR, there is only gcc-4.4 or gcc-4.5-multilib. I need gcc-4.4-multilib because of Android compilation. Or if you know - is there any way to compile Android with ...
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Error related to pkg-config when installing frei0r as part of another package

I am trying to build https://github.com/mltframework/shotcut on OS X Lion (using their script in scripts/build_shotcut.sh) and after numerous hurdles I'm stuck on this error: ./configure: line 16062: ...
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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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Make and Xcode for OS X Snow Leopard

I have OS X Snow Leopard and I need install make (this exists in Xcode). I don't have the DVD to install though. On the Xcode page I don't find an old version of Xcode. How I can get an old ...
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Do something when a file is changed

When I write a LaTeX document, I find myself to press F6 in my editor to compile often. Or when I use SASS, I often type make to convert my .scss into .css. Now I would like to let the machine do the ...