Build or install from source
Before being able to compile the source code, you first have to download it from GitHub and install Golang (if you don't have it already). Furthermore you need a common C++ compiler and CMake to build the compiler executable.
Clone from GitHub¶
git clone https://github.com/chillibits/spice.git cd spice
For compiling Spice from source, you need to have Go 1.16 or higher installed on your system. Please refer to the official guide on how to install Go.
Build from source¶
If you want to build the executable, you can use the
build.sh for Linux or the
build.bat file for Windows:
The executables will end up in the
Install from source¶
If you don't care about the executable and you just want to use Spice, you can use the
install.sh for Linux or the
install.bat for Windows. This will install the executable to a path, located in the PATH, so your OS can find it and makes it available as a command:
spice [options] <input>