Tag Archive for cmake

cmakepp: Template Generation in CMake

Find it at http://github.com/toeb/cmakepp Download cmakepp standalone file here As with all my work I appreciate all feedback given and am particularly happy about virtual internet points 🙂 To the Post: While working on the documentation of cmakepp I grew wary of always doubling the documentation – one in the source code and a mirror…

Heterogeneous Package Search and Retrieval in CMake

Finding and Retrieving third party sources, tools and binaries is currently a hot subject for C++. There are quite a few solutions (biicode, cpm, hunter, …) Also there is github, bitbucket, source balls etc. Further there are many package managers for many different platforms which also can contain packages (apt-get, chocolatey, nuget, npm, pip, ….).…

Parallel Processes in CMake

If you need to check out multiple large repositories or build and install large separate projects you might want to use parallel processes in CMake. Dividing your tasks to use multiple CMake and or other processes can speed up your build and configuration steps immensely. Since all cmake host OSs support multitasking from the command…

CMake and the Filesystem

Filesystem I have always been a bit confused when working with cmake’s file functions and the logic behind paths (sometimes they are found sometimes they are not…) For ease of use I reimplemented a own path managing system which behaves very similar to powershell and bash (see ss64.com) it is based around a global path…