WSO2 products, such as Application Server are shipped as binary packs, which contains a wide variety of features to support your enterprise requirements. You can easily download the binary distribution, and get started with the product immediately. However, as developers, you can download the source code and build the product as shown below.
The following topics describe this process:
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Checking out the source
The source code of all WSO2 products are maintained in GitHub as a list of repositories. Each of the WSO2 products are built using the source code stored in several of these repositories. Given below is the list of Git repositories that are used for building the WSO2 Git repository for AS 5.3.0 release, which you can use to build a fresh product pack.
WSO2 Carbon Kernel
Follow the steps given below to download each of the above repositories for AS 5.3.0.
Clone the relevant above mentioned Git repository to a folder of your choice. The location of the extracted source is referred to as <gitrepo<
AS_SOURCE_HOME>. For example, to clone the Git repository for Carbon4 Kernel, use the following command:
git clone https://github.com/wso2/carbon4-kernel.git <carbon4kernel
Navigate to the <gitrepothe <
AS_SOURCE_HOME>directory using the following command:
cd <gitrepocd <AS
Check out the tag (branch), which corresponds to the AS 5.3.0 release, to a folder of your choice:
git checkout -b <REMOTE_BRANCH/TAG> <LOCAL_BRANCH>
For example, to check out the tag for Carbon4 Kernel, use the following command:
git checkout -b v4v5.43.1 v40 v5.4.1
Building the product