Questions tagged [make]

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

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where does make store a package within the building dir? [migrated]

let's say that I compile package 'foo' from source using the classic commands .configure & make from within the directory foo-master. Where would I find the resulting exe, or any other ...
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Error when using GNU Make in macOS: Makefile:174: *** empty variable name. Stop

I am trying to build a physics code on macOS 10.15.4 and the Makefile is suggesting that I use a newer version of Make than 3.81 (which is the default). I installed Gnu Make 4.3 and running it leads ...
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issue with siteminder agent configuration with httpd compiled version on RHEL

I have built httpd using source code on RHEL 7.6. I have installed and configured siteminder on the server. I am getting following error when I start my httpd httpd: Syntax error on line 3 of /etc/...
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Arch Linux: Help, I uninstalled (basically) everything

There is a major bud with dbus in arch linux so I was going to switch to use dbus-x11, didn't notice that bassicly everything needed dbus or libdbus. Used Pacman -Rsnc dbus --noconfirm so basically ...
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Error when trying to compile in Linux

I'm trying to compile tsschecker from GitHub and am having an issue. I went through and installed all the dependencies then managed to run the autogen.sh script without issue. I'm now trying to run ...
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How can I update an existing ruby installation to support additional OSs?

I have an existing ruby 2.5.1 installation that was created sometime back by compiling from source. The installation is in afs and is accessed by several operating systems (linux-RH6 on x86 and aix ...
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How to access PCD data in CUDA kernel on Jetson TX2? Can PCL 1.7 work or I'll have to use PCL 1.9?

I see there are some classes in pcl 1.9 for CUDA/GPU use.But the method given [here][1] returns error-Unable to locate package libpcl-all. When I try to build from source, the Jetson gets hung up ...
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Trouble using “make” to compile firmware

I am attempting to flash firmware for the Odrive motor controller. I am using the recommended Visual Studio Code. I cloned the Github link and intially when I clicked "build firmware" from the "...
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Failing installing a shared library

I tried to install a shared library on my computer for days and I constantly fail. I built a library called libgherkin.so.7.0.4 from https://github.com/cucumber/gherkin-c in order to build cucumber.ml ...
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how to install python 3.6.9 on centos when it is on a workspace?

I am trying to install python 3.6.9 on centos. Here is what I do: 1. tar -xvf Python-3.6.9.tar 2. cd Python-3.6.9 3. ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/python3.6 --enable-optimizations 4. make 5. make ...
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Nmake property page

I am a beginner in development using Visual Studio. I used to make files to create an application using a C program. When I use "Win32" in Configuration Manager, the property page lists the make file ...
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Why OpenJDK build failed while running make command?

I downloaded openjdk-12 source from Red Hat in Ubuntu 18.04.3. Ran the command bash configure, and got the following message: Build performance summary: * Cores to use: 3 * Memory limit: 3833 MB ...
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'CMake test failed with errors' in CLion

Every time I try to build a project in CLion, regardless the toolchain, this error appears: -- The C compiler identification is GNU 8.1.0 -- The CXX compiler identification is GNU 8.1.0 -- Check ...
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/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcaffe

I installed Caffe-cpu on my Ubuntu 18.04 via the apt-get command, as it instructs on their official website: sudo apt install caffe-cpu But when trying to run a sample from a git repo, it needs the ...
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How to stop Make from updating pre-requisites which are in other directories?

I use explicit rules with pre-requisites that reside in other directories. Those pre-requisites are intended to be used "as is". However if such a pre-requisite matches any of the pattern rules (even ...
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Elapsed Time Since the Last Time Synchronization on OSX?

On Apple OSX there is a problem with my build scripts: the date of compiled files being set into future (both of those touched by make and produced by my own build system). That is immensely ...
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Errors installing MEEP in CentOS 7

I was trying to install MEEP in CentOS 7 environment while I encountered a couple errors. Basically, I followed the steps in https://meep.readthedocs.io/en/latest/Build_From_Source/#centos-7 For ...
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How to pass a pipe command to terminal -e?

I want to create a shortcut which shows in a new terminal the output of my command and simultaneously writes it into a log file. I use terminal -e (or urxvt -e) to run the follwing command: terminal -...
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errors when building gcc-9.1.0 under cygwin

I received this error: >/usr/local/contrib/gcc-9.1.0/libbacktrace/pecoff.c: In function ‘coff_add’: /usr/local/contrib/gcc-9.1.0/libbacktrace/pecoff.c:656:37: error: pointer of type ‘void *’ used ...
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Clean software build directory after installing, on Linux

Some Linux software needs to download, build (compile and link), and install for use. The typical procedure is configure make (sudo) make install For example, QEMU 4.0.0, which seems not available ...
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Installing Procket (modified version) in OpenBSD using Makefile

I'm working on an assignment in which we need to configure OpenSourceRouting's IS-IS on OpenBSD (uname -r: 6.5). It requires: Erlang Rebar Relx Procket (modified version) So far, I've downloaded &...
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Cannot use `time` keyword in Makefile rule action

I have a simple Makefile: run : time echo foo Here's the output when I use it: $ make run time echo foo make: time: Command not found make: *** [Makefile:2: run] Error 127 Why doesn't it work?...
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Avoid recompiling with make after running configure

I have a program (ffmpeg) that I am trying to install. This is what I'm currently doing: Run ./configure with the desired options. Wait a minute or so. Run make. Wait 20-25 minutes. Get an error ...
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How to execute make with file name in context menu Windows?

I was wondering how to pass file name into make command in windows context menu. I've managed to do something like this [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\Background\shell\cygwin_bash_mi\command] @="D:\\...
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When I install Perl 5.30.0 from source, perl -v still displays 5.26.2 is being used

I'm using Linux, and wanted to install the latest version of Perl, as according to the perl -v command, I had version 5.26.2, and the latest (stable) release is 5.30.0. But when I compiled the source,...
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gcc not recognized in Windows when running make

Whenever I attempt to run make, I get the following error: PS C:\Users\amlut\Desktop\abcml\src> make gcc -g -Wall -Wcast-align -Wcast-qual -Wmissing-declarations -Wmissing-prototypes -Wpointer-...
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Some Basic Questions about Make: Compiling a Report with Figures

I'm trying to get Make working for recompiling reports every time a figure gets updated. I have the following code: fig1.eps : images/code/fig1.m matlab -nodesktop -nosplash -r 'run ./images/...
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Compiling C files on Ubuntu and using the executable on Windows

For some odd reason, make kept giving me tabulation errors when compiling on Windows, so I tried it on Ubuntu and it worked just fine. Now I would like to use the executable I got from compiling on ...
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Why does make ignore escape sequence if the output is piped

In a Makefile, I want to print a byte represented as a hexadecimal number and pass it to STDIN of another program. For some reason, it doesn't work: without-pipe: @printf '\x66\x6f\x6f' with-...
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How do I find the installation director of 'make' in windows 10?

How do I find the installation director of 'make' in windows 10? I have it on the command line, by typing make so I know it is definitely installed. I can't find it installed in apps in windows 10 ...
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Windows 10 make CreateProcess failed

I am trying to install a package from here https://github.com/epfml/sent2vec, which requires me to clone and run make. But I got into this error: PS E:\SAFETY\SSE\sent2vec> make c++ -pthread -std=...
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Having trouble building gcc (libiberty obstack.c won't compile)

I'm running openSUSE 11.4, which is kinda old, so I'm trying to build some updated dependencies for another thing I want to build. I've downloaded the source for gcc-6.4.0 (also tried the latest - ...
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wrong dependency_libs in .la file after make install with DESTDIR flag

I am maintaining a locally-compiled version of gpg. The end result is supposed to be a standalone suite of packages living in /opt/local (with the standard tree under that base directory: usr/bin for ...
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windows cmd /c enters interactive mode

A friend of mine has a Windows 10 system that shows the following behavior: When GNU make is used to run a command using "cmd /c" and the command string contains a wildcard character, then the ...
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Cmake on ARM (arm-none-eabi) - configuration

I use cmake to compile my project for arm cortex m3 (arm-none-eabi-). I would like to add the following options: 1.) the linker should generate a .map file of the binary. 2.) make (Unix Makefiles) ...
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An issue with ncview (netCDF visual browser) on cygwin - windows 10

I have an issue with ncview on cygwin. Can anyone help? I have installed cygwin on windows 10 and followed the instructions on Ncview under Windows. my output from ./configure and make install are ...
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Win 7 Professional

Machine crashed during power outage and failed to boot afterwards. After running EasyRE and Dell Restore and Recovery, system became bootable and appeared completely intact. Attempting to image disk ...
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How do I get GCC and Make to exclusively use RAM only?

I'm compiling a C++ project using GCC and Make. I use a ramdisk for this because it builds faster that way and to reduce the amount of writes to my SSD. I've noticed that, despite moving the project ...
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Installing FreeRDP and hit to error: field ‘des3_ctx’ has incomplete type

I was trying to install FreeRDP server using the link : https://github.com/FreeRDP/Remmina/wiki/Compile-on-Ubuntu-16.04 I hit to the below error during make && sudo make install [ 25%] ...
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Is this make behavior expected?

My folder structure looks like this: . ├── app.c ├── inc │   ├── butil.h │   └── libs │   ├── flagutil.h │   ├── libflagutil.c │   └── libflagutil.o └── Makefile My Makefile looks like ...
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Make return that directory is not recognized as an internal or external command on windows

I have project that use make that usually run on GNU/Linux and now I've try to run it on windows and got error (from git bash): '.' is not recognized as an internal or external command, I've removed ...
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Proper solution to “No such file stdarg.h” error

When I try to compile an rtl8723au wifi driver for my laptop but I keep on getting the following error: ./include/linux/kernel.h:6:10: fatal error: stdarg.h: No such file or directory My current ...
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Failed to compile with make command

I'm working on cygwin. Most Unix commands work just fine. Also I can compile with g++ and gcc, but I get the error below when I execute make: /cygdrive/b/tpm/src $ make -f makefile.mak "c:/program ...
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error: OpenSSL library not found. When I do have openssl installed and libssl.so located in /usr/local/lib

I'm trying to compile ncrack on a ubuntu 16.04 to get all dependencies I installed opensll 1.1.0h from source, I keep getting this error when I run ./configure of ncrack checking OpenSSL header ...
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How to Build gtk3 [static] using msys2?

I am trying to build gtk+-3.22.30, because i cant find it [static link library] anywhere. i downloaded msys2 32bit, install mingw32 (gcc 7.3.0) added it to environment variables in windows. pkg-config ...
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Can I create aliases with make?

Is it possible for make to create aliases? Here's what I tried: Makefile aliases: alias hello='echo world' alias holy='echo cow' It doesn't work as-is, presumably because the alias command ...
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Linux From Scratch [closed]

I am currently doing Linux From Scratch.I downloaded some packages.I unzip them using the "tar" command and do the following inside that extracted package: configure make make test make install One ...
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Can't compile PHP 7.2.2 with OpenSSL 1.1.0g

So i'll get to the point. I want to compile PHP 7.2.2 on my Raspberry Pi (v1) with OpenSSL support. I have OpenSSL 1.1.0g installed with i compiled. Output from uname -a: Linux 4.4.50+ #1 Tue Mar 7 ...
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How to install macOS software from source to mitigate Spectre 2?

I attended a presentation on Spectre and Meltdown by a UCL professor. He suggested several ways to mitigate Spectre 2 (Branch Target Injection) by upgrading to High Sierra and installing all software ...
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Use variable inside of command in Makefile

Let's say the LINK variable contains the following: 1a2b3c. I'd like to display Full path: /home/build/1a2b3c. PWD is currently at /home; I can't get the following to work: @echo "Full path: $(...

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