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Build from source

CatBoost source code is stored as a Git repository on GitHub at https://github.com/catboost/catboost/. You can obtain a local copy of this Git repository by running the following command from a command line interpreter (you need to have Git command line tools installed):

git clone https://github.com/catboost/catboost.git


CatBoost uses CMake-based build process since this commit. Previously Ya Make (Yandex's build system) had been used.

Select the appropriate build method below accordingly.

Build using CMake

Build using Ya Make (for previous versions)