Thursday, May 23, 2013

openssl with secp256k1 ECDSA for Fedora 21

Fedora 21
Download corresponding packages for your distro and arch here.  Be sure that you have matching i686 and x86_64.  Then use this command to allow them to upgrade.  RPMS are GPG signed.
rpm -Fvh openssl*.rpm
Fedora Build Dependencies for Bitcoin
boost-devel libdb4-devel libdb4-cxx-devel miniupnpc-devel qrencode-devel protobuf-devel autoconf automake libdb4-cxx-devel libtool make qt5-qttools-devel qtr5-qtbase-devel

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Gitian for Fedora

These RPM packages should allow Gitian VM-based builds to work on Fedora 18.

  • apt-cacher-ng (shipped in Fedora)
  • python-vmbuilder [Link]
Updated: February 19th, 2016

apt-cacher-ng has been shipping in Fedora for a while.  I posted an updated python-vmbuilder that supports installation of Ubuntu trusty as used for building Bitcoin 0.12+ within gitian.