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Build from Source

Hardware Requirements

Minimum:

  • CPU with 2+ cores
  • 4GB RAM
  • 500GB free storage space to sync the Mainnet
  • 8 MBit/sec download Internet service

Recommended:

  • Fast CPU with 4+ cores
  • 16GB+ RAM
  • High Performance SSD with at least 500GB free space
  • 25+ MBit/sec download Internet service

Dependencies

  • Make sure your system has Go 1.16+ installed. https://golang.org/doc/install
  • Make sure your system has a C compiler installed. For example, with Linux Ubuntu:
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$ sudo apt-get install -y build-essential

Source

Once the dependencies have been installed, it’s time to clone and build the source:

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$ git clone https://github.com/etclabscore/core-geth.git
$ cd core-geth
$ make all
$ ./build/bin/geth --help

Build docker image

You can build a local docker image directly from the source:

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$ git clone https://github.com/etclabscore/core-geth.git
$ cd core-geth
$ docker build -t=core-geth .

Or with all tools:

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$ docker build -t core-geth-alltools -f Dockerfile.alltools .

Last update: 2022-10-05