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CMake is a build tool commonly used when compiling other libraries.


CMake can be loaded with:

module load compilers/cmake/3.3.0

Usage often involves:

  1. Creating and cd-ing into a dedicated build directory within a source tree then
  2. Running something like cmake -DSOME_OPTION -DANOTHER_OPTION ..


Run the following commands:

module load apps/python/2.7

./bootstrap --prefix=/usr/local/packages6/cmake/3.3.0/
--mandir=/usr/local/packages6/cmake/3.3.0/man --sphinx-man

gmake -j8

gmake install

Module file:

module-whatis    loads the necessary `cmake-3.3.0' library paths
prepend-path     PATH /usr/local/packages6/cmake/3.3.0/bin
prepend-path     MANPATH /usr/local/packages6/cmake/3.3.0/man