Le 2014-05-16 09:06, Jeff Squyres
(jsquyres) a écrit :
I have built projects with CMake using GNU, Intel, PGI, OS X native.
CMake claims to make MSV projects, so I'm assuming MS Visual works.
I can't say about the others.
On May 15, 2014, at 8:00 PM, Fabricio Cannini <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Nobody is disagreeing that one could find a way to make CMake work - all we are saying is that (a) CMake has issues too, just like autotools, and (b) we have yet to see a compelling reason to undertake the transition...which would have to be a *very* compelling one.
I was simply agreeing with Maxime about why it could work. ;)
But if you and the other devels are fine with it, i'm fine too.
FWIW, simply for my own curiosity's sake, if someone could confirm deny whether cmake:
1. Supports the following compiler suites: GNU (that's a given, I assume), Clang, OS X native (which is variants of GNU and Clang), Absoft, PGI, Intel, Cray, HP-UX, Oracle Solaris (Linux and Solaris), Tru64, Microsoft Visual, IBM BlueGene (I think that's gcc, but am not entirely sure). (some of these matter mainly to hwloc, not necessarily OMPI)
That, I have no clue, but they do have a page about bootstrapping
2. Bootstrap a tarball such that an end user does not need to have cmake installed.
I am not sure if this is what you mean.
If there is no existing CMake installation, a bootstrap script is
(Note: the make install step is optional, cmake will run from the
According to this, you could have a tarball including CMake and
instruct the users to run some variant of (or make your own
bootstrap script including this)
./bootstrap && make && ./cmake . && make
&& make install
Now that I think about it, OpenFOAM uses CMake and bootstraps it if
it is not install, so it is certainly possible.