[vtkusers] Error when building VTK 5.6 with CMake 2.8.1 on Windows 7 x64, VS2008 and Windows SDK v7.0
dave.partyka at kitware.com
Tue Jun 8 18:07:30 EDT 2010
Hi Paul did you run CMake as administrator?
On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Paul Gotzel <paul.gotzel at us.cd-adapco.com>wrote:
> I get the following error when trying to configure VTK 5.6 with CMake 2.8.1
> on Windows 7 x64, VS2008 and Windows SDK v7.0.
> CMake Error: An attempt was made to access a variable:
> CMAKE_WORDS_BIGENDIAN that has not been defined. Some variables were always
> defined by CMake in versions prior to 1.6. To fix this you might need to set
> the cache value of CMAKE_BACKWARDS_COMPATIBILITY to 1.4 or less. If you are
> writing a CMakeList file, (or have already set CMAKE_BACKWARDS_COMPATABILITY
> to 1.4 or less) then you probably need to include a CMake module to test for
> the feature this variable defines.
> Any ideas? There doesn't seem to be any documentation on the variable.
> *Paul Gotzel*
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