[CMake] make arguments

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman at kitware.com
Wed Jul 23 12:42:58 EDT 2008

Christian Ehrlicher wrote:
>> Von: Milan Dorak
>> I can't find in documentation or anywhere else, how can i pass argument 
>> to make command.
>> I need 'make -j 3'. don't care if it's in CMakeLists.txt or CTest script.
> Since when does cmake executes make directly? It's only creating makefiles for make...
> Christian

This is done when using ctest to build for testing.

In a "non-declarative" ctest script you can do this:


In a declarative ctest script you can add this to the cache:

MAKECOMMAND:STRING=/usr/bin/make -i -j2


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