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For linux, install autoconf first for jemalloc

git clone
cd skynet
make 'PLATFORM'  # PLATFORM can be linux, macosx, freebsd now

Or you can :

export PLAT=linux

For freeBSD , use gmake instead of make .


Run these in different console

./skynet examples/config    # Launch first skynet node  (Gate server) and a skynet-master (see config for standalone option)
./3rd/lua/lua examples/client.lua   # Launch a client, and try to input hello.

About Lua

Skynet now use a modify version of lua 5.3.1 ( .

For detail :

You can also use the other official Lua version , edit the makefile by yourself .

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