Cmake manager looses build type, extra options and CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX

Gerhard Stengel gstengel at
Sat Feb 12 10:33:37 UTC 2011

I should have mentioned that I use version 4.2.0


Am Samstag, 12. Februar 2011, 11:23:43 schrieb Gerhard Stengel:
> Hello,
> I think that bug #250527 on is still present, but it's closed as fixed and I can't reopen it. Maybe 
> can?
> The problem was that it wasn't reprodcible, but like this it's no problem to see it every time.
> 1.) Open a new CMake project, means without an existing .kdev4 folder
> 2.) choose build type, prefix and extra options as desired.
> 3.) configure the project, everything is according to expectations
> 4.) Let's assume you've forgotten an extra option you'd like to add afterwards, you'd go into the project properties, 
> remove the current build folder by clicking on the "-" icon
> 5.) click on the "+" icon to get a new build folder, fill in install prefix (which should be something else than 
> /usr/local, of course) etc.
> 5a.) Instead of 4 and 5, you can also prune the project
> 6.) configure again, you get following output (I took kdevelop itself as sample project, set the install prefix to 
> /home/gerhard/kdevelop4 and the build type to debugfull):
> /home/gerhard/src/kdevelop/build> /usr/bin/cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/local -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release -
> DCMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=/home/gerhard/kdevelop4 /home/gerhard/src/kdevelop/
> Obviously, CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX and build type get reset to some default. I've also seen the extra options disappear, 
> but not in this scenario and I don't remember how I did.
> The problem seems to be that the project is configured twice. The first run seems to be performed with correct 
> parameters, but the second with some wrong default settings.
> regards
> Gerhard
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