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Build gcc without a c compiler

Is it possible to build gcc without a c compiler already on the machine? If so, how?
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Build two servers or buy one from manufacturer?

I'm replacing three 7 year old servers with one new one. We are a small k-12 independent school, running AD, exchange, a database, and 3 3rd party apps. From my research it looks like I can build 2 ...
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Is there a minimal php5ts.dll?

I've completed my web app and am using mongoose to serve the php pages. The whole app & mongoose is less then 2MB. The php5ts.dll is almost 5MB so that really adds bloat. Also, my app is very ...
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Building a ASP.NET & SQL Server Machine(s); need some help

I currently have an asp.net web application running on an xp machine w/ iis 5.1 and sql server 2005 on our network. This application processes large excel files (50MB+), handles 100's of 1000's of ...
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Lazy disk backup for a ramdisk on Linux?

Quick and dirty summary: I want something like a write cache that drains only when the system isn't busy. I want something along the lines of this question ...
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Software for a scalable, reliable, multi-TB storage array?

I recently picked up a bunch of hardware to build a new home media server. When fully configured, it'll have 20 1TB hotpluggable SATA-II drives running under a Linux system. To date, I've used RAID5 ...
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Purchase servers for my start up, or build them ourselves?

I'm working on a web startup that would involve us hosting and streaming a lot of large files, such as video files, and I'm just wondering if it'd be better, cheaper, etc. to purchase the dedicated ...
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When upgrading a package with make install, should I run make uninstall for the pre-existing package first?

If I fail to run make uninstall first, is the typical result no worse than simply having unused files lying around? If the given is yes, is the answer universally applicable, or does it depend on the ...
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Building a compact, affordable SOHO server?

I'd like to know if someone was able to build a compact server for SOHO users (ie. to handle email, light CRM, file server) for a total price of €150/$200, and have enough room to host a regular size ...
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TFS: Stop Team Build process has updated the Fixed In field messages

We have an interesting situation. Our build server seems to want to go back to previously closed work items and update the Integration Build field. I understand the build server setting it the first ...
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Is that possible to organize nightly builds at Ubuntu Server

Is that possible to organize nightly builds at Ubuntu Server using MSVC++ compiler? I mean is it possible to install Visual Studio 2008 and run msbuild.exe in Wine by scheduler to compile C++ ...
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Best hardware/software solution for parallel makes?

We've got a Linux-based build system in which a build consists of many different embedded targets (with correspondingly different drivers and featuresets enabled), each one built with another single ...
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How to upgrade software installed from source?

I install NGinx from source since the packages from the ubuntu repository are quite old. I was wondering what is the best method to upgrade these types of installations? My current workflow involves. ...
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Compiling and building Linux packages for multiple distributions / platforms

My company has a software product that's written in C for a Linux platform, built with autotools and distributed via binary packages. To make the binaries, we first produce a source RPM and then ...