Compiling PION

PION can be compiled from source on a number of systems, and depends on a few libraries.  The pages linked below describe how to get PION installed on a Debian-based linux system such as Debian or Ubuntu, and on OS X with “macports” for support programmes and libraries.

Getting Source code

PION will soon be available from, but currently this is a private repo; if you want access send a request to

The wiki describes how to get PION compiled on Debian, Ubuntu and OS X.  This is the most up-to-date source of information on compilation.