Protobuf 3.0.0 instead of 2.6.1?

Thibaut Brandscheid randaltor at
Wed Jul 27 12:54:09 UTC 2016

On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:23 PM JIA Pei <jp4work at> wrote:

> Recently, I started to play with tensorflow. I prefer run code from my
> native computer instead of building an virtual environment. Therefore, I
> installed tensorflow from source, and happened to notice it requires
> protobuf 3.0.0+ .

You can build protobuf yourself (did it in the past multiple times for Java
projects), just follow the instructions:

If you don't want to clutter your system, you could build protobuf in LXD:

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