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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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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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Execute build task in Hudson with root privilages

I have a build script which executes apt-get and therefore requires root privileges. What is the best way to run this script in Hudson? Currently the only solution I have found that works is to add ...
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Optimal way to build and deploy a website as a .deb package

I've been battling with deploying (mainly PHP) websites as .deb files for some time and wonder if there's a better way than my rather convoluted method. My goal is continuous integration on my staging ...
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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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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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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 ...
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TFS 2010 - does the administration console on the build controller supposed to see all the agents?

We've recently migrated our TFS 2008 to TFS2010 and we wanted to have more than one build agent. Disclaimer: lame geek naming comming... So, the new server is the build controller (let's call him ...
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TFS 2010 - can Build servers be a VM?

I'm looking to setup a TFS environment. I'm proposing the TFS 2010 machine be a virtual box. can the Build server be a VM?
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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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Knowing files created / installed after building from source

I have a task to complete which involves building a series of libraries from source using configure; make; make install. The generated libraries and misc files are going to be put onto an embedded ...
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Splitting build cross the network?

Is there a known solution for splitting build process cross the network machines? Use case: We are an average software development company. We own around 50 development workstations (Quad Core ...
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Detect Debian dist-upgrade versus clean build

I am looking at a Debian server that has version wheezy/sid. Is there a way I can tell if this server was upgraded from squeeze via dist-upgrade versus being built from scratch as a wheezy server?
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finding binaries/files/libraries not in Path — specifically gcj

I am trying to build pdftk, which apparently requires gcj. Since it is not already in my path, I can either add the directory holding gcj to my path or define the path in the pre-made Makefile. The ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to build (configure options) latest apache on ubuntu

I cannot figure out what are the correct ./configure options to build apache on an (oldish) ubuntu distribution that would preserve the same configuration file system. I need apache with MPM Worker ...
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Building a new server?

I dont know if this is the right place to ask the question. A friend of mine assigned me to create a web application for the company(warehouse) he works in order clients place orders etc. The ...
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Gentoo emerge from a list with USE flags and specific version

I've got a list of packages from a Gentoo server, like that: [...snip...] media-libs/libsdl-1.2.13 -X -aalib -alsa -arts -custom-cflags -dga -directfb -esd -fbcon -ggi -libcaca -nas -noaudio ...
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How is centos packages build?

Where do I find information about how a specific package in centos is build. Ie. what flags has been used on ./configure etc. At the moment I'm trying to figure out how slapd (openldap-servers) are ...
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VMware Tools in Ubuntu guest on VMware Server 2 do not build

When trying to build the VMware tools in my Ubuntu 9.10 64 bit guest on a VMware Server 2.0.2 host with Debian 5 I'm getting strange errors like: Building the vmmemctl module. Using 2.6.x kernel ...
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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 on Idle Servers

I'm doing a build on my build server that can take advantage of multi-core processors, though I only have two - so it takes about 4 to 5 hours. There are several machines that us developers use for ...
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Which dependencies are removable after building ruby?

I've successfully built ruby 2.1.1 on Ubuntu/Debian by installing the following dependencies: apt-get install \ autoconf \ bison \ build-essential \ libssl-dev \ libyaml-dev \ ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-bloc(8,2)

I am a spanish speaker so excuse me for my bad english. I am learning how to compile slackware kernel, so I have downloaded linux-3.2.7.tar.bz2 from http://www.kernel.org Conditions: Slackware ...
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updating AD DNS from Linux build server

What options do I have, if any, to update an AD DNS server with new records as part of a deployment of a Linux server? Previously I was able to update a BIND server really very simply with some shared ...
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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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Android java build drained 8GB of memory [closed]

I build Android-4.0.4 for odroid-x on a lenovo x220 core i7 8GB of RAM running Linux Mint 12 (Ubuntu-11.10). I start 5 jobs to build, and after a while OOM triggers and kills dozen of processes until ...
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Copying Centos to another server

I just did a fresh install of centos and spent ages adding all my standard libraries. Is there a way I can easily take a copy of this build and deploy to another new server?
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Maven interfering with Jenkins post build script

I have a Jenkins Maven job that has a post build script written in BASH. Periodically, while the post script is running, it seems like some sort of Maven operation is interfering with the BASH script ...
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Executing a TFS Build Agent outside the domain of the Build Controller

I have the requirement to execute a build agent on a machine that is outside the domain of the build controller. Is this possible and if so, is any extra configuration needed.
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Mysql rpm package build for Scientific Linux

In my organization we need to deploy custom mysql packages for our Scientific Linux nodes. We need the latest version of mysql and the install directory as /opt/mysql I am trying to build from ...
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Problem building pyodbc on RHEL5

I'm trying to build the python module pyodbc on a RHEL5 server. I've downloaded the source directly from the pyodbc google code page. Whenever I run the python setup.py build command, I'm greeted ...
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How to statically compile modules in Apache 2.2.17 for Win32

is it possibile to statically compile modules in apache.exe? On both linux and mac side I was able to build an apache exec (httpd) stand alone that contains both all deps (apr, apr-util, pcre) and ...
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Alternative build manager to Hudson

I work at a software company where our primary development language is Java. Naturally, we use Hudson for continuous builds, which it works brilliantly for. However, Hudson is not so good at some of ...
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Can't build mpc on Soalris 10

I'm trying to build mpc so that I can compile gcc 4.5, it fails with the following: In file included from /usr/include/iso/stdarg_c99.h:34, from /usr/include/stdarg.h:33, ...
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Why do I see two different ffmpeg binaries?

On Debian Lenny I built my own ffmpeg. When i do ffmpeg --version inside of a sudo bash shell I get the version I just build. Outside of it I get the old version. When using sudo ffmpeg I get the new ...
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checking Leopard Installer build on burned dvd

is there a way to discover the build of a Leopard installer without actually installing it? I have 2 burned installers and one has a flaw and of course I forgot to label the builds on either thanks ...
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Trying to build OpenSimulator.. nant fails

Output of nant is: Buildfile: file:///root/opensim-0.6.8-release/OpenSim.build Target framework: Mono 2.0 Profile Target(s) specified: build [echo] Using 'mono-2.0' Framework init: Debug: ...
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Build Freebsd from source (LFS like)

Do you know any project/document similar to Linux from Scratch for FreeBSD? Any pointers to build FreeBSD from scratch is appreciated. It is for learning purpose similar to LFS.
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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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How can I specify multiple result files created by one source file in Apache Ant

I'm attempting to build some RPMs via the rpmbuild system command using Apache Ant's exec tag. The SRPM creates multiple RPM results. I've previously used the uptodate tag to set a property when I've ...
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Adding Integration Tests to TFS Build Workflow

Need to create a custom build process template for Team Foundation Service which would allow to run integration tests after deploying the project, i.e. process should be as follows: Build Run unit ...
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Why does Bamboo + msbuild + DeployOnBuild create corrupt zip files?

I apologize if this is in the wrong place. I am a stackoverflow guy, but i need some server help. Since my problem seems confined to one of our build agent servers, i think its a server issue. I am ...
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Using WITH_FAST_MUTEXES configure option when building MySQL 5.5

In MySQL 5.1 there was the --with-fast-mutexes configure flag used almost everywhere in custom builds. Currently, the documentation for MySQL 5.5 (here) says nothing about WITH_FAST_MUTEXES, but cmake ...
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Creating a Jenkins build farm in a hands-off manner?

My colleague and I have set up and run Jenkins on a KVM guest running Ubuntu 12.04 with good results for a while now. We are thinking about deploying a cluster of Jenkins CI hosts in master/slave ...
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Teamcity build agent gives 504 gateway timeout

I have a new teamcity build agent machine, which when started up tries to connect to the build server and fails. It never shows up in the connected, disconnected or unauthorised agents tabs of the ...