I'm looking for Core v0.3.24 to test something. I searched for it but couldn't find it.

Do you know where can I download Core v0.3.24 binary for macOS (not the source code)?

  • Downloading bitcoin binaries (or source) from untrusted sources is extremely inadvisable. Even old versions. Even for testing. I'm not sure about policy here, but I would delete any link to a binary anyone would post here (except on bitcoin.org itself). – Jannes Aug 20 '16 at 22:39

Download instructions

You can download it here as a tar.gz and here as a zip file. But be aware that v0.3.24 is very old!

You can find all releases here.

Build Instructions

(Assuming you have the OS X developer tools installed)

In a terminal, go to your download folder:

cd ~/Downloads/

Decompress it:

tar -xvf bitcoin-0.3.24.tar.gz

Change to the source directory:

cd bitcoin-0.3.24/src/

Run the makefile:

make -f makefile.osx all

If you have the proper dependencies installed (you need libboost, libssl, and libcrypto, which can easily be installed with Homebrew) and the build succeeds, the executables bitcoin, bitcoind, and test_bitcoin will be in your working directory.

If you encounter any problems, contact the Mac OS X makefile's author:
Laszlo Hanyecz (solar@heliacal.net).

  • This is the source code, not the binary. – MCCCS Aug 20 '16 at 17:54
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    @MCCCS It's very unlikely a binary is around. See the build instructions I added to UTF-8's answer. – Geremia Aug 20 '16 at 21:05

Some old releases can be found here: http://satoshi.nakamotoinstitute.org/code/

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