Metal-CLI runs on Linux and Mac. Windows is currently not supported.
To download a binary for the latest release, run:
curl -sSfL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/MetalBlockchain/metal-cli/main/scripts/install.sh | sh -s
The script installs the binary inside the
~/bin directory. If the directory doesn't exist,
it will be created.
Adding Metal-CLI to Your PATH
To call the
metal binary from anywhere, you'll need to add it to your system path. If you installed
the binary into the default location, you can run the following snippet to add it to your path.
To add it to your path permanently, add an export command to your shell initialization script. If
.bashrc. If you run
export PATH=~/bin:$PATH >> .bashrc
Checking Your Installation
You can test your installation by running
metal --version. The tool should print the running version.
To update your installation, you need to delete your current binary and download the latest version using the preceding steps.
Building from Source
The source code is available in this GitHub repository.
After you've cloned the repository, checkout the tag you'd like to run. You can compile the code by
./scripts/build.sh from the top level directory.
The build script names the binary