Before starting: Make sure you have the necessary folders and permissions — get more information.
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 https://cmake.org/files/v3.12/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/mac-dev-env/cmake-VERSION make make install
Create a symbolic link to
sudo ln -s mac-dev-env/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
Load the new shell configurations.
Verify the Installation
Verify that you have successfully installed CMake.