[swift-dev] [RFC] Requiring CMake 3.4.3 by Prerequisite.

Joseph Bell joe at iachieved.it
Thu Jun 30 16:47:22 CDT 2016

Michael, as I mentioned earlier I upgraded my systems to 3.4.3 and resumed
building Swift.  Regarding flipping the switch, I'm assuming you mean

cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8.12)

with 3.4.3 in all of the various CMakeLists.txt files?


On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:13 PM, Michael Gottesman via swift-dev <
swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:

> For a long time, we have been using CMake 2.8.*. This is an RFC to make it
> a pre-requisite to have cmake 3.4.3 matching LLVM.
> The reason to do this is:
> 1. It will make it easier to cherry-pick upstream llvm changes that may
> require CMake 3.4.3 features into Swift's cmake system.
> 2. It allows us to use LLVMConfig.cmake and ClangConfig.cmake to import
> the proper dependencies.
> We especially want number 2 since it nips linker dependency issues on
> Linux that come up every couple of months in various forms.
> If you have any questions/concerns/etc, please feel free to respond
> publicly on this thread or privately by sending me an offlist email.
> Assuming that there is no further discussion, I would like to give a
> notice about the update sometime this weekend (flipping the switch next
> week). So please give me your feedback in a reasonable amount of time. = ).
> Thanks,
> Michael
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Joseph Bell
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