CMake 2.4.4 available for download

Christian Ehrlicher Ch.Ehrlicher at
Wed Nov 22 05:57:59 GMT 2006

Alexander Neundorf schrieb:
> On Tuesday 21 November 2006 22:43, Christian Ehrlicher wrote:
>> Jaison Lee schrieb:
>>>>> For KDE we won't require CMake 2.4.4 soon, at least not on Linux.
>>>>> So, please do not use any new cmake 2.4.4 features which are not
>>>> supported by
>>>>> 2.4.3.
>>>>> Should we require 2.4.4 on Windows ? AFAIK there was some important
>>>> bugfix ?
>>>>> Let me know.
>>>> I think 2.4.4 should be the minimum version for windows.
>>> I don't think it's a good idea to have different required versions for
>>> different platforms.  If windows requires a version bump to work
>>> correctly, then I believe that minimum should be made the new
>>> requirement for all platforms. I fear that confusion and mistakes with
>>> utilizing too-new features will occur otherwise.
> This is true, but 2.4.3 has a serious problem on windows, so you actually 
> already today have to use cmake 2.4.4 oder cvs HEAD if you're on windows.
> To make sure this doesn't happen, we _need_ some people to set up their boxes 
> to do Nightly builds, at least on Linux, FreeBSD, OS X and Windows (the only 
> one we already have).
>> And updating cmake on windows is much easier than on your different
>> platforms.
> ... updating cmake on linux or freebsd isn't hard neither.
> It's just that it would force *many* more people to do this.
You're right - this is more or less what I wanted to say - we're just a
few people who have to update cmake.


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