The node software
pd is part of the same repository as
pcli, so follow
those instructions to clone the repo and install dependencies.
cargo build --release --bin pd
Because you are building a work-in-progress version of the node software, you may see compilation warnings, which you can safely ignore.
You’ll need to have CometBFT installed on your system to join your node to the testnet.
NOTE: Previous versions of Penumbra used Tendermint, but as of Testnet 62 (released 2023-10-10),
v0.37.2 is supported. Do not use any version of Tendermint, which may not work with
You can download
v0.37.2 from the CometBFT releases page
to install a binary. If you prefer to compile from source instead,
make sure you are compiling version