CMake 2.8.10-rc2 ready for testing!

The CMake 2.8.10 release candidate stream continues! You can find the source and binaries here:

  http://www.cmake.org/files/v2.8/?C=M;O=D

Some of the notable changes in this release are:

  • file(DOWNLOAD now handles “https” URLs — the pre-built binaries available from Kitware link to OpenSSL
  • support for the latest available versions of Visual Studio (11 / 2012) and Xcode (4.3, 4.4, 4.5, developer previews)
  • uniform compiler “id” and version number variables available for nearly all known compilers and platforms
  • new way to arrange exported targets that depend on other targets into “export sets”
  • new generator expressions
  • generator expressions available in more contexts, namely in the INCLUDE_DIRECTORIES and COMPILE_DEFINITIONS target properties
  • new target properties for PDB_OUTPUT_DIRECTORY and PDB_NAME, implemented for Visual Studio 7 and up
  • and, as always, various minor bug fixes

The bug tracker change log page for this version is at:

  http://public.kitware.com/Bug/changelog_page.php?version_id=100

Following is the complete list of changes in this rc since the first rc. Please try this version of CMake on your projects and report any issues to the list or the bug tracker. This release candidate will become the final release for 2.8.10 by the end of October unless somebody finds and reports a serious issue that needs to be fixed.

 

Thanks!

 

-Dave

 

Questions or comments are always welcome!