[vtk-developers] CMake 2.4 requirement for development branch of VTK
andrew.amaclean at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 02:46:01 EDT 2006
I think it is a good idea. CMake 2.4 has som many more features than the
On 7/8/06, Andy Cedilnik <andy.cedilnik at kitware.com> wrote:
> Hello again,
> I will consider the silence a note of approval for my suggestion. If
> people do not mind, I will add the check on Monday July 9th. That gives
> people almost one month until they are forced to update.
> Andy Cedilnik wrote:
> > Hello,
> > We are considering requiring CMake 2.4 for the development branch of
> > VTK. The motivation for this is that CMake 2.4 contains substantial
> > amount of features that would ease the future development on the VTK
> > and related projects.
> > These features include:
> > * Support for 64 bit Windows
> > * Support for Visual Studio 8
> > * Support for new Xcode (including better support for bundles)
> > * Dart2 support
> > * Better installing of files
> > * CPack - Software Packaging support
> > * List and math functionality
> > * Better dependency checking
> > There are several other benefits to switching to CMake 2.4.
> > We are proposing to require CMake 2.4 as of August 1st 2006 on.
> > The proposed process is to include a warning in the top level CMake
> > list file that would warn the developer that VTK will require the
> > CMake 2.4 on August 1st. On the August 1st we change the warning into
> > error.
> > Let me know if you have any comments.
> > Thank you.
> Andy Cedilnik
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