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

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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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Snow Leopard: make command not found, even though XCode is installed?

So I've installed XCode on Snow Leopard. Why am I getting messages like this: sudo: make: command not found What do I need to do to resolve this issue? Solution: I'm not sure what happened, but I ...
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Compiling/Using a Linux source on Mac OS X

I need to use some piece of software for a school project: the NEAT package. This package is intended for linux use though, and I'm on a mac. I know I could use Virtualbox to emulate a Linux distro ...
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How to install Python 2.7 with Unix libraries on Cygwin

How do I install Python 2.7 with Unix libraries on Cygwin? Obviously getting Python 2.6 is easy - just install the Cygwin package with setup.exe. Installing the Windows version of Python 2.7 ...
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How to use makefiles on Windows

I have a LaTeX project using make files for compilation and want to write the texts on Windows using Kile. I had a quick look on google but only really came up with Make for Windows the last version ...
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How will I make a pendrive write protected?

I just want to make my pendrive write protected just to make sure, when I insert it public PCs like in cyber cafes in order to just read the files, it doesn't get virus affected. How can I do this?
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Configure makefile to run on file change

Is there a way to run make automatically when a file changes? I'm on a Mac. Non-polling would be best but I'll accept polling too.
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Error compiling gcc on Raspberry Pi (Raspbian): make: *** [bootstrap] error

I'm trying to compile the gcc version 2.95.3 on raspbian, I need it in order to compile the 2.6 kernel. I'm following this tutorial, but when I get to the bootstrapping step, i get make[1]: Entering ...