cmake-devel --> cmake coming .... please test if you care to

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at
Wed Mar 27 12:48:37 UTC 2024

We sorted out a workaround for the failing systems that was incorporated upstream, and after some further testing, updated the cmake port to the current version on all systems.

Both cmake and cmake-devel are about the same now, so feel free to go back to the main cmake port.

Tiger needs verification.


> On Mar 27, 2024, at 02:29, Riccardo Mottola <riccardo.mottola at> wrote:
> Hi Ken,
> Ken Cunningham wrote:
>> the cmake port is very very far behind.
>> cmake-devel has been updated to the newest version currently available
>> (3.29.0) for most systems, and then newest supportable (3.28.4) for 10.7
>> and < 10.6.
> I deactivated cmake and installed cmake-devel as test on 10.5 intel
> 64bit, 10.7, 10.11
> Build when file on all systems. I think the best test is using it during
> more upgrades... I don't remember off-hand which ports use to test.
> I hope that w e don't get red-herrings of failures on other packages due
> to that.
>> If you are a keener with debugging on 10.7, and can sort out a proper
>> fix for 3.29.0 on 10.7, upstream will love you. Most likely eventually
>> we/they will use the commits they added to the 3.28.N branch to fix it
>> for those systems, although those commits are more involved that we
>> usually like to carry.
> At a first glance I don't understand the issue, it looks like
> compiler/linker gets confused. If you want... we can try to tinker on it.
> Riccardo

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