Is there an easy to follow guide on how to compile my own monero cli wallet from source code? I want to modify some very minor settings that has to do with initial wallet creation settings specifically the ask-password variable. Currently the ask-password variable on wallet creation is set to 1 as default. I want it to be 0 when creating a wallet as it doesn't seem like this can be set globally from a .conf file.

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Compiling from source instructions are in the project README.

Though changing the Monero source code just to deviate from a sensible default value, which can be easily changed as soon as the wallet has been created in any case, seems a pointless exercise to me.

  • the end result what I really want to do is be able to do a "refresh" of multiple monero private keys at once. if i can't edit the source code to do this that would be great, but currently I need to do all these weird work around's just to make this a reality by creating a wallet and then doing a periodic refresh for each address with its own instance. Dec 13, 2019 at 15:57
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    Point is, as soon as you've created them, you just run set ask-password 0 straight after, once. It's one extra step at creation.
    – jtgrassie
    Dec 13, 2019 at 18:41

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