[Bf-committers] CMake minimum version increased to 3.0

Campbell Barton ideasman42 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 17:04:53 CET 2015

It turns out Ubuntu 14.10 still users CMake 2.8, so better not break
building for one year old distros,

Improvements to build system depending on 3.x will have to wait
another year at least.

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 11:57 PM, Campbell Barton <ideasman42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, Blender now depends on CMake 3.0 or later to build.
> While there was no single urgent need to update, removing sorted-libs
> kludge depends on it (see T46725).
> There are various improvements we can make use of [1].
> It also means we don't need to keep checking 2.8 compatibility when
> making larger changes to the build-system.
> [1]: https://cmake.org/cmake/help/v3.3/release/3.0.html
> --
> - Campbell

- Campbell

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