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After configuring a Linux kernel, can I safely make bzImage and modules at the same time?

I noticed that my processors were, in total, in use only about 50% of the time while making a Linux kernel. I usually make the kernel, then make the modules. I have just started a make bzImage in ...
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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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Installing make with wget

How can I install make with wget on CentOS? I tried: cd /tmp wget ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/make/make-3.81.tar.gz tar xfz make-3.81.tar.gz cd make-3.81 PATH=/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin ./configure ...
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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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What is the “standard” compile from code and install incantation?

I know there is a sort of standard series of commands to compile and install packages that come only as source. What is it?