TSK Developer's Guide

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This page contains technical information on developing code for TSK. If you are looking for a guide that helps to incorporate the TSK library into your tools, then refer to the TSK Library User's Guide.

This page is a work in progress and more information will be posted. Here are some starting points.

  • The Developer Guidelines define how code and patches can be submitted and incorporated into the distribution.
  • The Sleuth Kit Developers list exists to discuss the development of the tools. Subscribe to ask and answer questions.
  • If you want to contribute documentation, then refer to the Support page.

Technical Details

The source code is stored in a Subversion repository. You can get the latest source tree by doing a checkout from http://svn.sleuthkit.org/repos/sleuthkit/. The latest code is in the trunk directory. The branches directory contains branches for minor release versions so that bugs can be fixed there for bug releases. The tags directory contains tags for each release. Note that this repository was created right before the 3.0.0 release and does not contain the previous CVS history.

More details in this section will be defined...