See the Portability page for a list of platforms and operating systems we have tested.
After downloading a package, check that the
SHA-256 checksum matches
FreeSG packages are signed by Julien Nadeau Carriere (
Get this KEYS file along with the package's
.asc signature, and verify using a tool such as
$ wget https://libagar.org/KEYS $ gpg --import KEYS $ wget https://stable.hypertriton.com/freesg/freesg-1.0.tar.gz.asc $ gpg --verify freesg-1.0.tar.gz.asc
The fingerprints should match:
71AB 5949 2159 9198 AD5E 587C 33CA 9C83 A9EE 5206 D810 5851 EA43 4F14 BB9C 7A17 9417 3E3D E08C 7015
a BSD-style build system which provides useful make libraries as well
as the ability to generate GNU-compatible configure scripts.
It's not necessary to install BSDBuild in order to build FreeSG.
BSDBuild is needed to regenerate the
configure script from
Users of the Vim editor may find the following syntax file helpful when developing with FreeSG.
Users of valgrind may find this suppression file useful (FreeBSD).