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Compiling ArangoDB


You want to modify sources or add your own changes to ArangoDB.


ArangoDB, as many other open source projects nowadays, is standing on the shoulder of giants. This gives us a solid foundation to bring you a unique feature set, but it introduces a lot of dependencies that need to be in place in order to compile ArangoDB.

Since build infrastructures are very different depending on the target OS, choose your target from the recipes below.