Install


Release Snapshot

This page provides instructions for installing BuildStream on various platforms, along with any installation related materials.

BuildStream is currently only supported natively on Linux. Users of Unix-like systems where OCI technology is available can still use BuildStream by following the Container Install guide.

From your Linux distribution

BuildStream is available on a limited number of Linux distributions already:

  • BuildStream:

BuildStream

  • BuilsStream external plugins (bst-external):

BuildStream plugins

Instructions to install BuildStream for some of these distributions

Arch Linux

Packages for Arch exist in AUR. Two different package versions are available:

The external plugins are available as well:

Debian

BuildStream is available in Debian Buster (testing) and Sid:

apt install buildstream

The external plugins are available as well:

apt install python3-bst-external

Fedora

BuildStream is in the official Fedora repositories, starting with Fedora 28:

dnf install buildstream

The external plugins are available as well:

dnf install bst-external

Optionally, install the buildstream-docs package to have the BuildStream documentation in Devhelp or GNOME Builder.

Ubuntu

BuildStream is available in Ubuntu 19.04 and later:

apt install buildstream

The external plugins are available as well:

apt install python3-bst-external

Advanced / Developer Installation Instructions

For other installation options (such as installing dependencies and building BuildStream from source) visit the BuildStream docs and follow the installation instructions there.