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== Life cycle considerations ==
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When deciding which minimum version of cmake shall be required by a particular
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project, it is always good to consider the operating system versions of your
potential userbase. If your users cannot use the cmake version supplied by their
linux distribution or software vendor, they might be less willing to try out
newer versions of your project.
 
 
== CMake versions available in several linux/UNIX distributions ==
 
The following table shows cmake versions available in several operating system
releases. Only releases are shown that are still in service (i.e. are not marked
as obsolete by their respective vendor). Distributions without clearly defined
release versions ("rolling releases") are not included in this table.
 
{|
|+ CMake version supplied by various linux distributions, by date
! Release Date
! Distribution Version / Codename
! Supported until
! CMake Version available
|-
| 2017-07-11 || Fedora 26                            || ~ 2018-06 <ref>One month after release of Fedora 28</ref> || 3.9.1
|-
| 2017-06-17 || Debian 9.0 (stretch)                || n/a <ref>usually around 1 year after new stable is released</ref> || 3.7.2
|-
| 2017-04-13 || Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)          || 2018-01 || 3.7.2
|-
| 2016-11-22 || Fedora 25                            || ~ 2017-11 <ref>One month after release of Fedora 27</ref> || 3.9.1
|-
| 2016-04-21 || Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)      || 2021-04 || 3.5.1
|-
| 2015-06-06 || Debian 8.0 (jessie)                  || n/a <ref>usually around 1 year after new stable is released</ref> || 3.0.2
|-
| 2014-11-04 || openSUSE 11.04                      || tba || 3.0.2
|-
| 2014-10-27 || SUSE Linux Enterprise 12            || 2024-10-31 || ?
|-
| 2014-06-09 || RHEL/CentOS 7                        || 2024-06 || 2.8.11 <ref>as seen here: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/7/os/x86_64/Packages/</ref>
|-
| 2014-04-17 || Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)      || 2019-04 || 2.8.12.2
|-
| 2012-09-28 || Slackware 14.0                      || n/a        || 2.8.8
|-
| 2010-11-10 || RHEL/CentOS 6                      || 2020-11-30 || 2.6.4<ref>based on CentOS entries in http://fr2.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=cmake</ref>
 
|}
 
=== Sources ===
 
This information has been compiled from the following sources:
 
* http://fr2.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=cmake
* Debian [http://www.debian.org/releases/ Releases] [http://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=cmake CMake Package]
* Ubuntu [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Ubuntu_releases#Table_of_versions Releases] [http://packages.ubuntu.com/search?keywords=cmake CMake Package]
* Opensuse [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opensuse#Version_history Releases] [http://en.opensuse.org/openSUSE:Evergreen Community updates ("Evergreen")]
* Fedora [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases Releases] [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/cmake CMake Package]
* Redhat [https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/3078 Releases]
* http://support.novell.com/lifecycle/ (search term "SUSE linux enterprise")
* Mandriva [http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/lifecycle/ Releases]
* http://linux.web.cern.ch/linux/scientific5/
 
If you have information on other linux or unix distributions, please add them to
the appropriate table. Be sure to add the source of your information to the list
of source, so others can update the information more easily.
 
== CMake release dates ==
 
{|
|+ Release dates of CMake versions<ref>http://www.kitware.com/news/home/browse/CMake</ref><ref>http://cmake.org/gitweb?p=cmake.git;a=tags</ref>
! CMake Version
! Released
|-
| 3.5.0    || 2016-03-08
|-
| 3.4.3    || 2016-01-25
|-
| 3.4.2    || 2016-01-19
|-
| 3.4.1    || 2015-12-02
|-
| 3.4.0    || 2015-11-12
|-
| 3.3.2    || 2015-09-17
|-
| 3.3.1    || 2015-08-13
|-
| 3.3.0    || 2015-07-23
|-
| 3.2.2    || 2015-04-13
|-
| 3.2.3    || 2015-06-01
|-
| 3.2.1    || 2015-03-10
|-
| 3.2.0    || 2015-03-04
|-
| 3.1.3    || 2015-02-12
|-
| 3.1.2    || 2015-02-05
|-
| 3.1.1    || 2015-01-22
|-
| 3.1.0    || 2014-12-17
|-
| 3.0.2    || 2014-09-11
|-
| 3.0.1    || 2014-08-04
|-
| 3.0.0    || 2014-06-10
|-
| 2.8.12  || 2013-11-05
|-
| 2.8.11  || 2013-05-15
|-
|  2.8.10  || 2012-10-31
|-
|  2.8.9  || 2012-08-09
|-
|  2.8.8  || 2012-04-19
|-
|  2.8.7  || 2012-01-02
|-
|  2.8.6  || 2011-10-04
|-
|  2.8.5  || 2011-07-14
|-
|  2.8.4  || 2011-02-16
|-
|  2.8.3  || 2010-11-03
|-
|  2.8.2  || 2010-06-28
|-
|  2.8.1  || 2010-04-05
|-
|  2.8.0  || 2009-11-04
|-
|  2.6.4  || 2009-05-05
|-
|  2.6.3  || 2009-02-23
|-
|  2.6.2  || 2008-09-25
|-
|  2.6.1  || 2008-08-01
|-
|  2.6.0  || 2008-05-06
|-
|  2.4.8  || 2008-04-01
|-
|  2.4.7  || 2007-06-16
|-
|  2.4.6  || 2007-01-13
|-
|  2.4.5  || 2006-12-04
|-
|  2.4.4  || 2006-11-20
|-
|  2.4.3  || 2006-07-31
|-
|  2.4.2  || 2006-07-13
|-
|  2.4.1  || 2006-05-01
|-
|  2.4    || 2006-05-03
|-
|  2.0    || 2004-06-11
|}
 
== References ==
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