spksrc is a cross compilation framework intended to compile and package software for Synology NAS devices. Packages are made available via the
Before opening a new issue, check the
FAQ_ and search open issues.
If you can't find an answer, or if you want to open a package request, read
CONTRIBUTING_ to make sure you include all the information needed for contributors to handle your request.
Setup Development Environment
- Fork and clone spksrc:
git clone https://You@github.com/You/spksrc.git ~/spksrc
- Install Docker on your host OS:
Docker installation. A wget-based alternative for linux:
Install Docker with wget.
- Download the spksrc docker container:
docker pull synocommunity/spksrc
- Run the container with
docker run -it -v ~/spksrc:/spksrc synocommunity/spksrc /bin/bash
A virtual machine based on an 64-bit version of Debian stable OS is recommended. Non-x86 architectures are not supported.
Install the requirements::
sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 && sudo apt-get update
sudo aptitude install build-essential debootstrap python-pip automake libgmp3-dev libltdl-dev libunistring-dev libffi-dev libcppunit-dev ncurses-dev imagemagick libssl-dev pkg-config zlib1g-dev gettext git curl subversion check intltool gperf flex bison xmlto php5 expect libgc-dev mercurial cython lzip cmake swig libc6-i386 libmount-dev libpcre3-dev libbz2-dev
sudo pip install -U setuptools pip wheel httpie
You may need to install some packages from testing like autoconf. Read about Apt-Pinning to know how to do that.
- Some older toolchains may require 32-bit development versions of packages, e.g.
Once you have a development environment set up, you can start building packages, create new ones, or improve upon existing packages while making your changes available to other people.
Developers HOW TO_ for information on how to use spksrc.
To support SynoCommunity, you can make a donation to its founder
When not explicitly set, files are placed under a
3 clause BSD license_
.. _3 clause BSD license: http://www.opensource.org/licenses/BSD-3-Clause
.. _bug tracker: https://github.com/SynoCommunity/spksrc/issues
.. _CONTRIBUTING: https://github.com/SynoCommunity/spksrc/blob/master/CONTRIBUTING.md
.. _Developers HOW TO: https://github.com/SynoCommunity/spksrc/wiki/Developers-HOW-TO
.. _Docker installation: https://docs.docker.com/engine/installation
.. _FAQ: https://github.com/SynoCommunity/spksrc/wiki/Frequently-Asked-Questions
.. _Install Docker with wget: https://docs.docker.com/linux/step_one
.. _SynoCommunity repository: http://www.synocommunity.com