Build Spacecoin From Source

This guide will teach you how to build Spacecoin source code.

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Please Note

Instructions vary based on your operating system.

The Windows instructions are intended for Ubuntu to cross compile for Windows.

Linux

Open the Terminal.

Install dependencies:

sudo apt-get install build-essential pkg-config libc6-dev m4 g++-multilib autoconf libtool ncurses-dev unzip git python python-zmq zlib1g-dev wget libcurl4-gnutls-dev bsdmainutils automake curl libsodium-dev

Clone the Spacecoin repository:

git clone https://github.com/SpaceWorksCo/spacecoin

Enter the Spacecoin directory:

cd spacecoin

Fetch the zcash paramaters:

./zcutil/fetch-params.sh

Build Spacecoin: (Replace -j4 with the number of cores you’d like to use.)

./zcutil/build.sh -j4

Spacecoin is built and ready to run.

Mac

Open the Terminal.

Install brew:

/bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/HEAD/install.sh)"

Install Xcode: (A pop-up window will open to install CLT without installing the entire Xcode package.)

xcode-select --install

Update brew:

brew update

Upgrade brew:

brew upgrade

Install dependencies:

brew tap discoteq/discoteq; brew install flock
brew install autoconf autogen automake
brew install gcc@8
brew install binutils
brew install protobuf
brew install coreutils
brew install wget

Clone the Spacecoin repository:

git clone https://github.com/SpaceWorksCo/spacecoin

Enter the Spacecoin directory:

cd spacecoin

Fetch the zcash paramaters:

./zcutil/fetch-params.sh

Build Spacecoin: (Replace -j4 with the number of cores you’d like to use.)

./zcutil/build-mac.sh -j4

Spacecoin is built and ready to run.

Windows

Open the Terminal.

Install dependencies:

sudo apt-get install build-essential pkg-config libc6-dev m4 g++-multilib autoconf libtool ncurses-dev unzip git python python-zmq zlib1g-dev wget libcurl4-gnutls-dev bsdmainutils automake curl cmake mingw-w64 libsodium-dev libevent-dev

Install rust targeting x86_64-pc-windows:

curl https://sh.rustup.rs -sSf | sh
source $HOME/.cargo/env
rustup target add x86_64-pc-windows-gnu

Configure to use POSIX variants:

sudo update-alternatives --config x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc
sudo update-alternatives --config x86_64-w64-mingw32-g++

Clone the Spacecoin repository:

git clone https://github.com/SpaceWorksCo/spacecoin

Enter the Spacecoin directory:

cd spacecoin

Build Spacecoin: (Replace -j4 with the number of cores you’d like to use.)

./zcutil/build-win.sh -j4

Spacecoin is built and ready to run.