paperd is a wrapper application which enables the PaperMC Minecraft server to be run more properly in the background as
a daemon, rather than simply backgrounded using
tmux. This is accomplished both by the
application and custom changes in the Paper server.
Support and Project Discussion:
paperd is strictly Unix / POSIX compatible. Windows is not supported.
A 64 bit JDK is required to build
paperd and a 64 bit JVM is required to use
This project requires the Rust toolchain.
paperd is built on the latest release of Rust,
To build for your own system with console support:
cargo build --release --features console
If you don't want the console feature, or don't have
ncurses installed, simply omit the feature to build without it:
cargo build --release
To build a release binary like the pre-built binaries Jenkins provides, you'll need Docker installed:
This will produce a
paperd.tar.xz file in the current working directory, which is the file available for download
PRs are greatly appreciated, but when a change requires modifications to both this project and to the Paper server itself, please link both PRs together in the PR description.
For this project in particular, please run
rustfmt with all default settings across the whole project before
This project is licensed under LGPLv3 only, no future versions.