Release 6.08/00 - 2016-11-04

Release Notes

The release notes for this release can be found here.

Source distribution

Platform Files Size
source root_v6.08.00.source.tar.gz 149M

Binary distributions

Platform Files Size
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.8 root_v6.08.00.Linux-centos7-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 196M
Linux fedora22 gcc5.3 root_v6.08.00.Linux-fedora22-x86_64-gcc5.3.tar.gz 185M
Linux fedora24 gcc6.1 root_v6.08.00.Linux-fedora24-x86_64-gcc6.1.tar.gz 165M
Ubuntu 14 gcc4.8 root_v6.08.00.Linux-ubuntu14-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 183M
Ubuntu 16 gcc5.4 root_v6.08.00.Linux-ubuntu16-x86_64-gcc5.4.tar.gz 186M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.10-clang70.dmg 157M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.10-clang70.tar.gz 158M
OsX 10.10 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.10.dmg 157M
OsX 10.10 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.10.tar.gz 158M
OsX 10.11 clang73 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.11-clang73.dmg 162M
OsX 10.11 clang73 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.11-clang73.tar.gz 163M
OsX 10.11 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.11.dmg 162M
OsX 10.11 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.11.tar.gz 163M
OsX 10.12 clang80 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.12-clang80.dmg 165M
OsX 10.12 clang80 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.12-clang80.tar.gz 166M
OsX 10.12 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.12.dmg 165M
OsX 10.12 root_v6.08.00.macosx64-10.12.tar.gz 166M

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 v6-08-00 v6-08-00