[Slackbuilds-users] cmake too old issues

Tim Dickson dickson.tim at googlemail.com
Wed May 27 15:03:21 UTC 2020

Just a note to say I was successful in adding a private version of cmake 
to the script
for details in case anyone else has the same problem, I posted the steps 
in the
answer to my own query on linuxquestions.org


Regards, Tim

On 25/05/2020 18:21, B Watson wrote:
> On 5/25/20, Tim Dickson via SlackBuilds-users
> <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org> wrote:
>> Can anyone point me towards a way to include a newer local version of
>> cmake, just for the slackbuild, or if they have other suggestions,
>> as I have not managed to get the build to work.
> One thing you could do: include the source to your newer cmake as
> a DOWNLOAD in the .info file. First thing your script does is
> unpack and compile cmake, and install it to $TMP/$PRGNAM/cmake or
> similar. Then export PATH=$TMP/$PRGNAM/cmake/bin (or wherever the
> cmake binary ends up).
> Pat's cmake slackbuild at
> http://slackware.uk/slackware/slackware64-current/source/d/cmake/
> might give you some hints on how to build it. You'll want
> --prefix=$TMP/$PRGNAM/cmake and you might need --enable-static and
> --disable-shared if they're supported. You *won't* need --qt-gui, should
> probably say --no-qt-gui.
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