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Building the components

Currently, the Ledger and the open economic framework (OEF) are built and deployed individually. This will change with the main net deployment towards the end of the year.

Supported platforms

  • Red Hat is not currently supported.

Initial setup

Set environment variables:

export CC=clang
export CXX=clang++

Install dependencies:

yum install -y sudo
yum install -y make
yum install -y cmake
yum install -y libpng-devel
yum install -y zlib-devel
yum install -y openssl-devel
yum install -y python36-devel (replace 36 with your version of Python3)
yum install -y clang
yum install -y epel-release (dnf install
yum install -y python-pip (prb. already installed)
yum install -y git 
pip2 install --upgrade pip
pip3 install --upgrade pip
pip install --upgrade cldoc
yum install -y autoconf
yum install -y automake
yum install -y wget
yum install -y which
yum install -y tree

Download the ledger code

If you need them, here are the Git SSH key generation instructions.

Clone the repository:

cd [working_directory]
git clone
git checkout release/v0.9.x

Update and initialise submodules from the repository root directory:

cd ledger
git pull
git submodule update --init --recursive

Make sure you have all the submodules:

git submodule status

If any submodules are missing, please check your installation.

Build the ledger

From the ledger directory, follow the steps to build the library:

mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
make -j constellation

You may have memory issues on make, so limit the number of cores (we chose 4):

make -j 4 constellation

If you want, you can build all the libraries:

make -j 4

For the etch simulator, build the etch library:

make etch