Building Vala from Source


Source code releases can be found on /Release.

Development is happening in git:// and can be viewed here.

You can check out the current development snapshot using (please note, that you need vala installed to build it from git):

 git clone git://

or, if you have an account on

 git clone ssh://<username>


  • GLib 2.40 or later
  • Flex and Bison
  • Graphviz (libgvc)
  • Vala 0.16.1 or later (for the initial build)


The Vala compiler is licensed under the LGPL 2.1+

Projects/Vala/Code (last edited 2017-09-06 09:26:49 by ricotz)