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
- The release acquainted functionality in CMake with features that Intel C++ compilers (versions 1 through 16.0) support on Unix platforms.
- The Ninja build tool improved with the release. The Ninja generator gained the ability to create phony targets that build sub-directories. The generator also learned to include system header files in build dependencies. The addition of
- OS X 10.6 or later