CMake is a family of tools designed to build, test, and package software. It is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform- and compiler-independent configuration files. CMake generates native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice. It was created by Kitware in response to the need for a powerful, cross-platform build environment for Open-Source projects such as ITK and VTK.
CMake can handle in-place and out-of-place builds, enabling several builds from the same source tree, and cross-compilation. The ability to build a directory tree
- CMake now supports Cross Compiling for Android with simple toolchain files.
- The Clang compiler is now supported on AIX.
- The Ninja generator learned to conditionally support Fortran when using a ninja tool that has the necessary features. See generator documentation for details.
- The Ninja generator learned
- OS X 10.6 or later