[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: CMake 2.8.9-1

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman@kitware.com
Tue Aug 14 15:54:00 GMT 2012

CMake 2.8.9-1  is now available on Cygwin mirrors.

Some of the notable changes in this release are:

   - the new Ninja generator is now enabled by default on Windows (and
now Mac, too!)
   - added POSITION_INDEPENDENT_CODE target property, automatically
       adds -fPIC and -fPIE for compilers that require it
   - added -Dvar=value command line handling to ctest
   - added MUMPS coverage support to ctest, including GTM and Cache
   - and, as always, various minor bug fixes

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


Following is the complete list of changes in this release, including
changes introduced in every release candidate. Please upgrade to this
latest and greatest version of CMake for building your projects.

Changes in CMake 2.8.9 (since 2.8.9-rc3)

Changes in CMake 2.8.9-rc3 (since 2.8.9-rc2)
Alexey Ozeritsky (1):
       Fixed: FindLAPACK does not find MKL 10.3 when using gcc 4.x

Brad King (3):
       pre-commit: Reject C++ code with lines too long
       Tests/X11: Add missing include <stdlib.h> for 'rand'
       Tests/ObjC++: Use standard <iostream> header

David Cole (1):
       CPack: Use bin subdir when looking for dpkg and rpmbuild

Eric NOULARD (2):
       Do not run cpack at CMake time it is not available.
       Find dpkg and rpmbuild in usual Fink and MacPort paths

Nicolas Despres (17):
       Ninja: Cannot pass a reference to an anonymous object.
       Ninja: Add support for OS X app bundles.
       Ninja: Add support for OX X library framework.
       Ensure 3rd party libraries are writable.
       Remove trailing white-spaces.
       Re-factor OS X bundle and framework generation.
       Ninja: Copy resource files in the bundle.
       Ninja: Add support for CFBundle.
       Enable BundleTest with CLang too.
       Re-factor CFBundle generation.
       Ninja: Use same echo message as makefiles.
       Re-factor bundle content copying rules generation.
       Re-factor Mac OS X content directory computation.
       Re-factor framework directory computation.
       Re-factor OS X content generator start up.
       Fix memory leak in Makefile generator.
       Add missing this->.

Peter Kuemmel (1):
       Ninja: dep files and multiple -arch flags not possible on mac

Peter Kümmel (24):
       Ninja: windres is also used for cross-compiling
       Ninja: search for windres with prefix
       Ninja: there could be null pointers
       Ninja: more searching for windres
       Ninja: path is already declared
       Ninja: fix GCC 4.7 warning -Wconversion
       Ninja: fix sytle
       Ninja: also stop when .rc's .d file couldn't be generated
       Ninja: readd quotes to src file path before patching it
       Ninja: cmcldeps needs absolute paths for RCs
       Ninja: on Mac no multiple -arch because of -M
       Ninja: fix mis-matching endif() argument
       Ninja: also mingw needs TARGET_PDB
       Ninja: line length
       Ninja: make TARGET_PDB a real .gdb file name
       Ninja: make debug symbol suffix configurable by 
       Ninja: remove 'friend' in ninja code
       Ninja: remove warnings
       Ninja: remove 'this' from member initializer list
       Ninja: fixes for bcc
       Ninja: enable ninja on Mac so all Mac CDash-builds are tested,
cleanup later
       Ninja: void function can't return a value
       Ninja: enable ninja support everywhere
       Ninja: also bootstrap ninja files

Changes in CMake 2.8.9-rc2 (since 2.8.9-rc1)
Alex Neundorf (4):
       -remove trailing whitespace
       documentation: preparation for making the man section configurable
       man documentation: detect man section from the given filename
       Eclipse: fix #13313, always set LANG to C, also if unset

Bill Hoffman (1):
       Remove process execution code from cmcldeps and have it use cmake 

Brad King (12):
       KWIML: Generalize interface to report broken integer literal macros
       KWIML: Teach ABI.h about 'long long' and 'char' on old HP
       KWIML: Teach INT.h that no HP platform implements SCN*8 formats
       KWIML: Teach INT about broken UINT32_C on old HP
       Fix project command documentation typo (#13384)
       CTestUpdateSVN: Do not create repo directory first (#13349)
       Tests/CustomCommand: Do not use 'main' in a library
       AIX-GNU: Link shared libs with -brtl,-bnoipath (#13352)
       include: Ignore empty string as file name (#13388)
       Add ASM platform information for GNU compiler on AIX (#13390)
       if: Document that macro arguments are not variables (#13393)
       install: Fix COMPONENT option

Clinton Stimpson (3):
       GetPrerequisites.cmake: detect executables built with the -pie
linker flag.
       cmake-gui: Fix code to respect current locale.
       DeployQt4: workaround bug 13258 where ARGV1 is leaked into a sub 

David Cole (7):
       STYLE: Fix line length, remove extra blank line
       CTest: Refactor error output into ErrorMessageUnknownDashDValue
       CTest: Rename local variable for clarity
       CTest: Extend -D command line arg handling for variable definitions
       CTest: Allow -Dvar=value with no space between the D and the var
       CTest: Add test to verify -D variable definitions work
       Ninja: Fix typo: tagets -> targets

Eric NOULARD (3):
       Enhance documentation of install command w.r.t. the "Undefined" 
       CPack fix regression between 2.8.7 and 2.8.8 when running cpack
with no arg.
       Do not provide defaul value for CPACK_PACKAGE_DIRECTORY if found
in config.

Nicolas Despres (1):
       Ninja: Clean all symlink created for libraries.

Peter Kuemmel (6):
       Ninja: print error message when command failed
       Ninja: also consider variables when checking command line length
       Ninja: also consider rule command length for rsp file
       Ninja: remove int/size_t warning
       Ninja: add soname test case
       Ninja: don't shadow 'outputs' variable

Peter Kümmel (6):
       Ninja: also write link libraries to rsp file
       Ninja: remove some unused default arguments
       Ninja: error on missing rspfile_content
       Ninja: disable work around when linking with mingw
       Ninja: enable response file support on Mac (length 262144)
       Ninja: sysconf() is declared in unistd.h

Philip Lowman (2):
       FindBoost: Fix bug where Boost_FOUND could be false when version 
       FindBoost: Future proof to 1.56

Rolf Eike Beer (2):
       FindJava: improve version matching (#12878)
       fix 2 space bugs in variable documentation

Stephen Kelly (3):
       Use full paths in compile_commands.json for out of source builds.
       Construct the full path before escaping it.
       Fix PositionIndependentTargets test with clang trunk.

Changes in CMake 2.8.9-rc1 (since 2.8.8)
Alex Neundorf (12):
       -fix #13081: support OBJECT libraries in CodeBlocks/QtCreator 
       CodeBlocks: improve support for OBJECT libraries
       fix #13195: avoid multiple mentions of found packages
       FeatureSummary.cmake: nicer formatting
       -strip trailing whitespace
       make default install component name configurable
       write_basic_package_version_file() now works with unset
       add test for #13241: empty SIZEOF_VOIDP in
       ASM compiler detection: remove debug output (#13270)
       Eclipse: parallel build also for "Build project" #13287
       automoc: better error handling (#13299)

Anthony J. Bentley (1):
       FindwxWidgets: Do not use -isystem on OpenBSD (#13219)

Ben Boeckel (2):
       Don't put legacy variables back into the cache
       Search for other ABIFLAGS builds of Python

Bill Hoffman (15):
       Add support to ctest for GTM mumps coverage.
       Fix warning about char* instead of const char*.
       Fix line length.
       Add test for mumps coverage. Also refactor code to prepare for
cache coverage.
       Add virutal destructor to silence warning.
       Add support for Cache coverage.
       Fix some warnings and a bug where it went past the length of a 
       Use a script to run the test because WORKING_DIRECTORY is not in 
       Use <TARGET_FILE> expression to run ctest so it works with Xcode
and VS IDE.
       Add ability to specify more than one package directory or
coverage directory.
       Remove uncovered files from cache coverage data.
       Disable bullseye coverage for mumps coverage test.
       Update test data to match new coverage format.
       Do not try to run bullseye coverage if COVFILE env is empty.
       CDash now supports lots of files in coverage. So, show all files.

Brad King (59):
       Add LICENSE and NOTICE
       Add 'tips' script to suggest local configuration
       Add 'setup-user' script to configure authorship information
       Add 'setup-hooks' script to install local hooks
       Add 'setup-gerrit' script to configure Gerrit access
       Add 'setup-stage' script to configure topic stage remote
       Add 'setup-ssh' script to configure ssh push access
       Add README instructions and sample configuration
       Add and configure developer setup helper scripts
       Exclude from source archives files specific to Git work tree
       Exclude from CMake source archives files specific to Git work tree
       Refactor CMake version handling
       Document behavior of multiple target_link_libraries calls (#13113)
       ctest_coverage: Save/restore LC_ALL around gcov (#13136)
       Cleanup custom command .rule file internal handling
       Factor out custom command .rule file path generation
       VS10: Avoid creating .rule files next to outputs (#13141)
       find_package: Document <package>_FIND_* variables (#13142)
       find_package: Fix components signature documentation (#13142)
       Teach RunCMake tests to allow custom checks
       list: Handle errors on empty lists more gracefully (#13138)
       include_external_msproject: Test TYPE, GUID, PLATFORM options 
       VS: Fix line-too-long style errors
       libarchive: Avoid 'inline' keyword on XL C v6 (#13148)
       Intel: On Windows use /EHsc instead of deprecated /GX (#13163)
       KWSys: Remove DateStamp
       try_compile: Cleanup temporary directories (#13160)
       setup-stage: Optionally reconfigure topic stage
       CTest: Escape MemCheck test output for XML (#13124)
       Documentation: Fix HTML anchor ranges
       Require CMake 2.8.2 or higher to build CMake
       CTest: Simplify environment save/restore
       KWSys: Fix SystemTools environment memory handling (#13156)
       VS10: Refactor custom commands to use WriteSource
       VS10: Simplify vcxproj.filter file generation
       VS10: Convert paths normally unless forced to relative
       VS11: Do not use source path conversion workaround specific to VS 10
       VS10: Generate relative source paths when possible (#12570)
       Intel: On Windows use /RTC1 instead of deprecated /GZ (#13174)
       Test NO_SONAME property (#13155)
       KWSys: Remove dependencies on FundamentalType
       Documentation: Improve HTML section index format
       VS: Restore header files marked as OS X Framework content (#13196)
       VS11: Fix ARM architecture hint typo (#13077)
       Fortran: Follow <>-style includes (#13239)
       bootstrap: Port back to old shells (#13199)
       KWSys: Remove unused environ declaration from SystemTools
       FindBZip2: Search locations in GnuWin32 registry
       cmArchiveWrite: Clear fflags from archive entries
       Makefile: Support directory names containing '=' (#12934)
       libarchive: Avoid 'inline' on SunPro < 5.9 (#13277)
       Avoid direct use of std::(o|)stringstream (#13272)
       KWIML: Add interface to report broken integer format macros
       KWIML: Report broken integer format macros on AIX 4.3
       add_library: Allow OBJECT library without dynamic linking (#13289)
       install: Fix FILES_MATCHING on case-sensitive Mac filesystems 
       Make CTest.UpdateGIT robust to Git safecrlf on Windows
       Do not crash on SHARED library without language (#13324)
       CMakeDetermineCCompiler: Fix typo "_CXX_" -> "_C_" (#13330)

Brian Helba (1):
       Print any evaluated 'elseif'/'else' commands in trace mode (#13220)

Charlie Sharpsteen (1):

Clinton Stimpson (1):
       cmake-gui: Wait for configure/generate thread to complete before 

Daniel R. Gomez (6):
       KWSys: Fix hashtable prime list on g++ 2.9 (#13273)
       Tests/IncludeDirectories: Files must end in a newline (#13314)
       Tests/VSGNUFortran: Avoid C++ comment in C code (#13314)
       Tests/Assembler: Assemble and link with same flags (#13314)
       Fix FindPackageMode test Makefile (#13314)
       Avoid string.clear and string.push_back (#13319)

David Cole (12):
       Begin post-2.8.8 development
       ExternalProject: Add missing COMMAND keyword
       ExternalProject: Avoid unnecessary git clones (#12564)
       ExternalProject: Refactor repeated code into function (#12564)
       ExternalProject: Avoid repeated git clone operations (#12564)
       CTest: Modify reg ex so it also works with gcov 4.7 output (#13121)
       BZip2: Remove unnecessary *.bz2 files from CMake source tree
       Ninja: Enable the ninja generator by default on Windows.
       Revert "Millenium update: 79 * (16/9)/(4/3) = 105"
       Ninja: Restructure code to work with the Borland compilers
       Remove unused ivars to eliminate compiler warnings

David Faure (1):
       Abort FindQt4.cmake if Qt 5 is found.

Eric NOULARD (12):
       Use fakeroot for control.tar.gz as well
       Enhancement of bash completion scripts given by Igor Murzov.
       Install editors helper files
       CPack - preserve timestamp for CPACK_INSTALLED_DIRECTORIES.
fixes: #0013193
       CPack add easy possibility to warn about CPACK_SET_DESTDIR
       CPack add necessary check to detect/warns/error on ABSOLUTE 
       Fix KWStyle warning
       Use CPACK_xxx and CMAKE_xxx in a consistent way.
       CPack allow RPM and DEB generator to be used on OSX.
       Calm down Borland compiler warning about "always true"
       CPackRPM: avoid leakage of RPM directive from one component to 
       CPackDeb add missing documentation for some CPACK_DEBIAN_xx 

Fraser Hutchison (1):
       CPack: Fixed incorrect error log for CPACK_NSIS_MENU_LINKS.

Jan Schaffmeister (1):
       Xcode: Recognize storyboard source files (#13214)

Jim Hague (2):
       libarchive: Avoid trailing , in enum for XL v6 (#13148)
       Workaround IBM XL v6 streams seekg bug (#13149)

Jonathan Klein (1):
       FindBullet: Add missing math library name (#13309)

Joseph Snyder (1):
       Change GT.M Coverage Parser global

Konstantin Tokarev (1):
       [OSX] Fixed undefined symbol when linking CMakeLib into shared 

Kurtis Nusbaum (1):
       Added conditional for the phonon backend plugin.

Leonid Yurchenko (1):
       include_external_msproject: Add TYPE, GUID, PLATFORM options (#13120)

Mario Bensi (1):
       Add FindLibLZMA Module

Mariusz Plucinski (1):
       Do not crash on unknown source language (#13323)

Matt McCormick (1):
       ExternalProject: Fix 'make' builds with Ninja (#13159)

Minmin Gong (1):
       VS11: Add ARM architecture generator (#13077)

Modestas Vainius (3):
       Fix CPack RPM man page typo detected by lintian.
       Support building shared libraries or modules without soname (#13155)
       Fix a few typos in NO_SONAME property description.

Nicolas Despres (2):
       Ninja: Add a convenient 'clean' target.
       Ninja: Add a convenient 'help' target.

Patrick Gansterer (1):

Peter Collingbourne (2):
       Ninja: apply CMAKE_<LANG>_FLAGS_<TYPE> to executable targets (#13069)
       Ninja: mark rules/build file streams failed if error occurred
(#13067, #13105)

Peter Kuemmel (61):
       Ninja: ensure output directories exist
       Ninja: no 16:9 screens for the cmake team
       Ninja: add option to enable ninja where it is not enabled by default
       Ninja: remove GCC -Wshadow warning
       Ninja: enable Ninja for CodeBlocks
       Ninja: no additional variable needed to enable ninja
       Ninja: CMAKE_USE_NINJA is the name of the macro
       VC Express doesn't support folders, ignore USE_FOLDER property
       Ninja: add response file support on Windows
       Ninja: 30000 is too long for windows cmd
       Ninja: check for valid pointer
       Ninja: also create rspfile rules
       Ninja: don't break because of empty commands
       Ninja: find mingw's resource compiler
       Ninja: add dependency tracking for msvc with cldeps
       Ninja: add wrapper for cl to extract dependencies
       Ninja: allow spaces in source path
       Ninja: assume cmcldeps in the same dir as cmake
       Ninja: add copyright and description
       Ninja: don't set cmcldeps vars to empty string when they are not 
       Ninja: fix ModuleNoticies test
       Ninja: don't use cmcldeps for try_compile
       Ninja: allow spaces in cldeps's .d file
       Ninja: fix line length
       Ninja: don't pollute the rules file with useless comments
       Ninja: use slahes in .d files
       Line Length: <79
       Millenium update: 79 * (16/9)/(4/3) = 105
       Ninja: complete MinGW support
       Ninja: use slashes for include dirs, so also slahes are in the .d 
       Ninja: ninja can't read dep. pathes with parentheses
       Ninja: work with ninja/master, don't compile rc files with cl
       Ninja: extract dependencies for .rc files with msvc tools
       Ninja: remove unused CommentStream
       Ninja: onyl use pre processor for rc file parsing
       Ninja: suppress startup logos
       Ninja: cmcldeps
       Ninja: don't use shell when cmake is called directly
       Ninja: ninja now also could read parentheses in .d files
       Ninja: fix Linux build
       Ninja: sh needs something befor and after &&
       Ninja: build with old vc versions
       Ninja: remove nop line
       Ninja: undo all the NOSHELL patches
       Ninja: be more accurate when estimating the command line length
       Ninja: don't pollute build dir with preprocessed rc files
       Ninja: Eclipse and KDevelop fixes for ninja
       Ninja: no /nologo option in old rc.exe
       Ninja: but cl supports /nologo ...
       Ninja: try to make GetProcessId visible
       Ninja: build cmcldeps with mingw
       Ninja: don't remove space between command and parameters
       Ninja: some bytes of the rc files couldn't be piped correctly
       Ninja: build server fixes
       Ninja: build with old msvc versions
       Ninja: msvc6 for-scoping
       Ninja: maybe this fixes the bcc32 build
       remove warning about unused parameter
       Ninja: build server fixes
       Ninja: try work around for bcc32 bug
       Ninja: disable cldeps for bcc32, it's too old, and ninja would
also not build

Rolf Eike Beer (12):
       FindPkgConfig.cmake: fix documented output variable not set
       UseJava: fix typo in variable name (#13135)
       Check{C,CXX}CompilerFlag: catch more Intel warning types (#12576)
       FindPythonLibs: honor EXACT version specification (#13216)
       UseJava: fix find_jar() called with multiple files (#13281)
       fix some typos
       do not explicitely specify /usr and /usr/local as search paths
       replace open coded versions of file(TO_CMAKE_PATH)
       FindDevIL: clean up documentation formatting
       FindQt4: extend documentation
       Qt4Macros: improve basename extraction in QT4_ADD_DBUS_INTERFACES
       Qt4Macros: add some quotes to prevent damage from spaces in the paths

Sean McBride (1):
       Remove unused ivars to eliminate compiler warnings

Sebastian Leske (1):
       Improve documentation of set command (#13269)

Stephen Kelly (10):
       Fix the number variable comparison when Qt is not found.
       Update the docs of IMPORTED_LOCATION_CONFIG to match the code.
       Move the EscapeJSON method to a sharable location.
       Add newline to the output.
       Make the CMAKE_EXPORT_COMPILE_COMMANDS option work with Ninja.
       Escape the source file to be compiled if required.
       Exclude the CompileCommandOutput test on WIN32.
       Add platform variables for position independent code flags
       Add platform variable for flags specific to shared libraries
       Refactor generation of shared library flags

Tobias Bieniek (1):
       Qt4Macros: Added support for generated resource files

Zack Galbreath (1):
       FindPythonLibs: Document cache variables (#13240)

Zaheer Chothia (1):
       VS: Set Intel Fortran 13 project version


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