# Installing the Komodo DeFi Framework

# Minimum Requirements for Installation

  • MacOS, Windows (see note below), and Linux (see note below)

  • 64-bit (see note below for 32-bit)

  • Minimum 2GB of free RAM

  • Normal user account with admin/root privileges


If you would prefer to avoid building the Komodo DeFi Framework from source, you can download our pre-built binary from our Github releases page. (opens new window)

# Note about Linux

For Linux users, much of the following documentation assumes that you are building and running the Komodo DeFi Framework on a Debian 9/10 or Ubuntu 18.04 host. If you have questions about other releases or distributions, please reach out to us on the #dev-marketmaker channel on Discord. (opens new window)

# Note about Installing on Windows

Developing software on Windows typically requires an installation of Git Bash.

Git Bash is a terminal shell based on Unix. It is similar to the Windows Shell or Windows Command Prompt, but uses Unix-based syntax.

All instructions in the Komodo DeFi Framework documentation are given with Unix-based syntax, and therefore we recommend installing Git Bash before proceeding.

You may download and install Git Bash for Windows here:

Download Git Bash for Windows (opens new window)

The download should begin automatically.

Double-click the downloaded .exe file and follow the Installation Wizard.

Once Git Bash is open and running on your machine, you may continue.

# Note About 32-bit Operating Systems

We are currently testing 32-bit operating system functionality. As 32-bit machines can often be comparatively older hardware, we cannot guarantee that Komodo DeFi Framework will run successfully by default.

We invite users of 32-bit operating systems to test the software and report any errors to our team on the #dev-marketmaker channel on Discord (opens new window).

# Installing Dependencies

# Rust

Install Rust (opens new window):

curl https://sh.rustup.rs -sSf | sh

Choose 2) to customize the installation, select default host triple and default toolchain, and choose the minimal profile.

# cmake Version 3.12 or Higher

Download the cmake software here: download link (opens new window)

Unpack and follow the instructions here: instructions link (opens new window)

# Build Tools for Your OS

# Linux:
sudo apt-get install build-essential
# Windows: Follow these instructions for MSVC (opens new window)
# MacOS: Install XCode via the App Store (opens new window)

# Install Additional Dependencies

Install the following additional dependencies using the terminal.

sudo apt-get install -y git llvm-3.9-dev libclang-3.9-dev clang-3.9 libssl-dev pkg-config

If you are using Ubuntu-20.04, run:

sudo apt-get install -y git llvm-dev libclang-dev clang libssl-dev pkg-config

# Install Additional Rust Components

Install additional Rust components:

rustup install nightly-2022-02-01
rustup default nightly-2022-02-01

(Optional) Skip this step if it fails.

rustup component add rustfmt-preview

# Install jq

jq is an optional, but useful addition to our needed software. jq can provide a more readable format of JSON output in the terminal, which helps us more quickly digest the data respone output by the Komodo DeFi Framework.

# Linux:
sudo apt-get install jq
# MacOS:

Download the appropriate file from this link. (opens new window)

In your terminal, make the file executable by changing into the directory where the file downloaded and executing:

chmod +x jq

Execute the file.

# Windows:

Download and execute the appropriate file from this link. (opens new window)

# Build Komodo DeFi Framework

Clone the Komodo DeFi Framework repository:

cd ~
git clone https://github.com/KomodoPlatform/atomicDEX-API --branch mm2.1 --single-branch && cd atomicDEX-API

Compile the source code.

cargo build --features native -vv

# MacOS

If the above command results in an error, use the following command instead.

LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/opt/openssl/lib cargo build --features native -vv

Alternatively, create a permanent link called libcrypto to /usr/local/lib.

ln -s /usr/local/opt/openssl/lib/libcrypto.a /usr/local/lib

If everything installed successfully, a response that is similar to the following should appear.

“Finished dev [optimized + debuginfo] target(s) in 3m 33s”

The Komodo DeFi Framework executable is now built and available here: ~/atomicDEX-API/target/debug/mm2