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Re: Minimum requirement: cmake version 3.4

From: myLC--- via curl-library <>
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:18:50 +0200

On Fri, 21 Sep 2018, Daniel Stenberg--- via curl-library wrote:

> ...
> curl still builds fine on legacy unix systems from the *90s* if you just use
> the configure build option instead. The oldest Ubuntu installs you can find
> are also still able to build curl using that.
> For legacy systems, the autotools build system might be the appropriate
> option.

Documentation(s) seem to favor cmake. Of course, if you dig around and know
what you are doing, you'll find a way to get it built anyway.

I simply predict that people will run into problems, unnecessarily.
As Brad stated, the fix (to make both parties happy) is a trivial one...

Received on 2018-09-21