build cmake against system libs

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at
Sun Sep 10 00:26:32 CEST 2006

On Sunday 10 September 2006 00:13, Dirk Mueller wrote:
> Hi,
> I've noticed that cmake contains deep copies of various 3rd party
> libraries, including really old versions of libcurl and zlib. I created a
> hackish patch to make it build against the system version of those
> libraries.

I think Matt Rogers already sent a similar patch to the cmake mailing list 
some weeks ago. The CMake devs *want* to ship and link to their included 
versions, so that the cmake binary has as few dependencies as possible (I 
think this was the reasoning).

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