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Old 03-28-2005, 11:30 AM   #1
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software for compiling source packages

Hi. Could someone please list the software I would need to apt-get install so that I can compile from source? I'm trying to install ndiswrapper for wireless access and I have to compile ndiswrapper from source. I'm using Debian Sarge.

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Old 03-28-2005, 11:32 AM   #2
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There is no definative list. Different software has different prerequisites depending on the language is written in etc. The configure script should give you more information about what you require.
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A good starting point for Debian is the "build-essential" package, which will install software very commonly used for compiling.
Old 02-16-2007, 08:26 AM   #4
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The original question is nearly 2 yrs old. Do you really think your message contributes? I have my doubts...
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It helped me actually, I wouldnt have thought of this possible solution unless I saw this post


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