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CMake is a cross-platform, open-source build system designed to build, test and package software. CMake is used to control the software compilation process using platform and compiler independent configuration files.
Get the Code
/usr/local/src and download the source package.
cd /usr/local/src curl --remote-name http://www.cmake.org/files/v3.0/cmake-VERSION.tar.gz
Extract the archive and move into the folder.
tar -xzvf cmake-VERSION.tar.gz cd cmake-VERSION
Compile and Install
Configure, compile and install into
./bootstrap --prefix=/usr/local/cmake-VERSION make make install
Create a symbolic link that points
ln -s cmake-VERSION /usr/local/cmake
Execute the following lines to update your Bash startup script.
echo 'export PATH=/usr/local/cmake/bin:$PATH' >> ~/.bash_profile echo 'export MANPATH=/usr/local/cmake/man:$MANPATH' >> ~/.bash_profile
Load the new shell configurations.
Verify the Installation
To verify that you have correctly installed CMake. It should display cmake version VERSION.