Compiling BlockSci

BlockSci supports GCC 7.2 or above and Clang 5 or above.

Note that BlockSci only actively supports python 3.

If you have previously had BlockSci v0.4.5 or below installed you must first remove the existing installations

rm -rf /usr/local/include/blocksci
rm /usr/local/lib/libblocksci*
rm /usr/local/bin/blocksci*
rm /usr/local/bin/mempool_recorder

Ubuntu 16.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test -y
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt install cmake libtool autoconf libboost-filesystem-dev libboost-iostreams-dev \
libboost-serialization-dev libboost-thread-dev libboost-test-dev  libssl-dev libjsoncpp-dev \
libcurl4-openssl-dev libjsoncpp-dev libjsonrpccpp-dev libsnappy-dev zlib1g-dev libbz2-dev \
liblz4-dev libzstd-dev libjemalloc-dev libsparsehash-dev python3-dev python3-pip

git clone https://github.com/citp/BlockSci.git
cd BlockSci
mkdir release
cd release
CC=gcc-7 CXX=g++-7 cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ..
make
sudo make install

cd ..
CC=gcc-7 CXX=g++-7 sudo -H pip3 install -e blockscipy

You will also need to increase the open files limit on your system.

Mac OS 10.13

brew install cmake jsoncpp libjson-rpc-cpp boost openssl jemalloc zstd \
automake libtool google-sparsehash python3
sudo xcode-select --reset

git clone https://github.com/citp/BlockSci.git
cd BlockSci
mkdir release
cd release
cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -DOPENSSL_ROOT_DIR=/usr/local/opt/openssl ..
make
sudo make install

cd ..
    pip3 install -e blockscipy