Documentation/Nightly/Developers/Build Instructions/CheckoutSourceCode

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CHECKOUT slicer source files

1. While it is not enforced, we strongly recommend you to AVOID the use of SPACES for both the source directory and the build directory. We mean it.

2. Even if you use svn to check out Slicer source code, you will need to have git installed to checkout and build other libraries. YES, you need to install the things listed in the prerequisites !.

3. Reading the following page: Slicer guide to git-svn

Contributor: Git

If you plan on contributing code, checking the code using Git and configuring the git-svn bridge is recommended. See How to contribute a patch ?

  • Clone the github repository
 git clone git://
  • Configure the git-svn bridge to ensure the mapping with svn revision.
 cd Slicer
 git svn init
 git update-ref refs/remotes/git-svn refs/remotes/origin/master
 git checkout master
 git svn rebase

Dashboard / Simple build: Svn

To simply build Slicer, getting the code using svn is a more straight-forward approach.

 svn co Slicer