Building ReactOS 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The topics that will be covered in this hands-on session are:

 

  1. Setting up ReactOS Build Environment

  2. Download and Install ReactOS Build Environment (RosBE)

 

Setting up ReactOS Build Environment

 

In order to build ReactOS you will also need the official ReactOS Build Environment (RosBE). There are two ReactOS Build Environments available, a version for Windows NT-compatible operating systems (Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, etc.) and a version for Unix-compatible operating systems (Linux, FreeBSD, etc.).

 

Download and Install ReactOS Build Environment

 

Please download and install RosBE from ReactOS Build Environment by selecting your OS version.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: ReactOS download page

 

 

As stated in documentation, you have to make sure there is no interfering build environment (such as MSYS) is in your PATH environment variable when do the building. Now, double click the RosBE executable file.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE executable file

 

Dismiss the Windows Security Warning if any by clicking the Run button.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: ReactOS - Windows security warning page

 

Click Next for the Setup Welcome page.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment setup wizard welcome page

 

Choose your RosBE installation location and click Next. In this case we are using the given default path.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment installation path

 

Then, choose your ReactOS source location which is the ReactOS source codes. In this case we are choosing the given default path. Click Next.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment source code path location

 

Then, choose the RosBE start menu and click Next. You can customize it if needed.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment shortcut menu

 

Next, select the components to be installed. In this case we choose all the components. Click the Install button.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment components installation selection

 

The RosBE installation should start.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment installation starts

 

During the installation process, the Powershell’s execution rights registry setting prompt may be visible. Dismiss the prompt.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment registry setting

 

The Windows registry for RosBE Powershell version shortcut should be available on your desktop. If the RosBE Powershell version is fine, then you can delete it.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment registry desktop shortcut

 

Click Finish button to complete the RosBE installation.

 

Download and install ReactOS build environment: RosBE build environment installation was completed successfully

 

The RosBE shortcut menus should be visible now.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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