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Last Update:

12 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Andy Cedilnik
  • Bill Hoffman
  • Brad King
  • Ken Martin
  • Alexander Neundorf


cmake compiler make build foss cross-platform


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3.23.1 | Updated: 12 Apr 2022



Downloads of v 3.23.1:


Software Author(s):

  • Andy Cedilnik
  • Bill Hoffman
  • Brad King
  • Ken Martin
  • Alexander Neundorf

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CMake 3.23.1

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- name: Install cmake
    name: cmake
    version: '3.23.1'
    state: present

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chocolatey_package 'cmake' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.23.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller cmake
    Name     = "cmake"
    Version  = "3.23.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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package { 'cmake':
  ensure   => '3.23.1',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12 Apr 2022.


CMake is an open-source, cross-platform family of tools designed to build, test and package software. CMake is used to control the software compilation process using simple platform and compiler independent configuration files, and generate native makefiles and workspaces that can be used in the compiler environment of your choice. The suite of CMake tools were created by Kitware in response to the need for a powerful, cross-platform build environment for open-source projects such as ITK and VTK.


MSI Properties


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  • 1 = Create CMake desktop icon


  • 0 = Install for the current user only
  • 1 = Install for all users (default)

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CMake 3.24.0-rc5 39 Friday, July 29, 2022 Exempted
CMake 3.24.0-rc4 68 Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Exempted
CMake 3.24.0-rc3 121 Thursday, July 7, 2022 Exempted
CMake 3.24.0-rc2 135 Friday, June 24, 2022 Exempted
CMake 3.24.0-rc1 124 Wednesday, June 15, 2022 Exempted
CMake 3.23.3 5784 Friday, July 29, 2022 Approved
CMake 3.23.2 41458 Thursday, May 26, 2022 Approved
CMake 3.23.1 38536 Tuesday, April 12, 2022 Approved
CMake 3.23.0 12041 Tuesday, March 29, 2022 Approved
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