Requiring CMake 2.4.5 ?

John Tapsell johnflux at
Mon Jan 29 01:13:47 GMT 2007

Btw, kubuntu feisty has cmake 2.4.5

On 29/01/07, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
> Thomas Zander wrote:
> >The changes betwen 3 and 5 were marginal at best so I'm not confident
> > that this upgrade is worth it.  Its hard enough to compile kde even
> > without having to take care of having both a distro and a self-compiled
> > cmake on your system.
> The changes are deep enough that we can build tests with a lot more ease.
> You don't have to turn KDE4_BUILD_TESTS on to be able to run a single
> test.
> Right now, if you're working on a single class, you probably want to run
> one test or two. But you have to turn ALL tests on, for the whole module.
> Quite frankly, I consider the ability to build tests individually to be an
> incentive to new developers, not a deterrent. If at all, new contributors
> are held back by the time it takes to build all the tests in module.
> I know I am, and I'm hardly a new contributor.
> Reinhold wrote:
> >We Kubuntu users (Debian already has
> >2.4.5) will be required to compile our own cmake, just because running
> > tests might be more comfortable???
> Yes: the uncomfort of Kubuntu users will be the comfort of everyone else.
> Kubuntu must have an "updates" repository or something. Someone must know
> how to create a package...
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