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Install from source code


  • golang 1.17+
  • git 2.0+
  • glibc-static 2.17+

Download source code

$ git clone


  • Execute the following command to build bfe:
$ cd bfe
$ make


If you encounter an error such as "https fetch: Get ... connect: connection timed out", please set the GOPROXY and try again. See Installation FAQ

  • Execute the following command to run tests:
$ make test
  • Executable object file location:
$ file output/bin/bfe
output/bin/bfe: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, ...


  • Run BFE with example configuration files:
$ cd output/bin/
$ ./bfe -c ../conf -l ../log

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