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Release 6.08/06 - 2017-03-02

Release Notes

The release notes for this release can be found here.

Source distribution

Platform Files Size
source root_v6.08.06.source.tar.gz 149M

Binary distributions

Platform Files Size
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.8 root_v6.08.06.Linux-centos7-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 196M
Linux fedora22 gcc5.3 root_v6.08.06.Linux-fedora22-x86_64-gcc5.3.tar.gz 185M
Linux fedora24 gcc6.1 root_v6.08.06.Linux-fedora24-x86_64-gcc6.1.tar.gz 165M
Ubuntu 14 gcc4.8 root_v6.08.06.Linux-ubuntu14-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 182M
Ubuntu 16 gcc5.4 root_v6.08.06.Linux-ubuntu16-x86_64-gcc5.4.tar.gz 186M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.08.06.macosx64-10.10-clang70.dmg 157M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.08.06.macosx64-10.10-clang70.tar.gz 158M
OsX 10.11 clang80 root_v6.08.06.macosx64-10.11-clang80.dmg 163M
OsX 10.11 clang80 root_v6.08.06.macosx64-10.11-clang80.tar.gz 163M
OsX 10.12 clang80 root_v6.08.06.macosx64-10.12-clang80.dmg 169M
OsX 10.12 clang80 root_v6.08.06.macosx64-10.12-clang80.tar.gz 170M

Installations in CVMFS

Standalone installations with minimal external dependencies are available at:


Example for setting up ROOT and the corresponding compiler from CVMFS

. /cvmfs/
. /cvmfs/


The entire ROOT source can be obtained from our public Git repository:

git clone

The release specific tag can be obtained using:

cd root
git checkout -b v6-08-06 v6-08-06