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

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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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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-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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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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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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Compiling CUPS: undefined reference to `dnssdDeregisterAllPrinters'

I'm trying to build CUPS 1.7.3 on Ubuntu Server 14.04. configure didn't produce any errors, but make dies with: Making all in ppdc... Making all in scheduler... Linking cupsd... dirsvc.o: In function ...
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Multiple copies of the same file as a result of make / make install

In a development project I'm involved in, we have some files in our src folder that don't need to be compiled (such as python files, a custom .bashrc script, etc...). Running make copies these to our ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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With which files does Eclipse start to compile and how to change it

I'm importing a different project into mine - that has not been properly coded when it comes to include files. When compiling, it generates random errors that some functions/variables etc. are not ...
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Windows PATHEXT with *.lnk files and Cygwin Make

I don't want my %PATH% environment variable to be polluted with a bunch of directories and I want to have more control over what executables can be found. I created a folder C:\bin, added it to %PATH% ...
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How to use Environment Modules without root access?

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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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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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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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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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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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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ccache make recompiling whole program again and again

I have two projects on Linux mint 16, I switch between. I am using ccache make so that i can compile only changes in the program but It is recompiling from scratch. build system is cmake. If I ...
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prevent make full re-run between two projects

I am working on Linux Mint 16 and I have working with two copies of a git project in two different directories. Every time I run make in one of the project it and I switch to other project, it will ...
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Why I obtain this error message when I try to compile cgminer? autoreconf error

I am trying to install Cgminer on my RaspBerry (it use RaspBian that is a Debian minimalistic version) as explained here: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=494625.0 In particular the ...
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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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“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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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 ...