This is documentation for the next version of Loki. For the latest stable release, go to the latest version.

Open source

Build from source

Clone the Grafana Loki repository and use the provided Makefile to build Loki from source.


  • Go, version 1.14 or later; set your $GOPATH environment variable
  • make
  • Docker (for updating protobuf and yacc files)

Build locally

  1. Clone Loki to $GOPATH/src/

    git clone $GOPATH/src/
  2. With a current working directory of $GOPATH/src/

    make loki

The built executable will be in $GOPATH/src/