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Windows compilation in a nutshell - Installing CMake

II- Installing CMake

CMake is an opensource, cross-plateform tool that manages the build process in an operating system and in a compiler-independent manner. Tulip was originally built using autotools. But support for those is to be removed in the future versions so any new project should be built using CMake.

You can download CMake for Windows here : http://www.cmake.org/cmake/resources/software.html

Download the Windows (WIN32 installer). You will get a file called cmake-version-win32-x86.exe. Run it and follow the installation process. Be sure to select Add CMake to the system PATH option.

You should now have a valid install of CMake and be able to run the cmake-gui utility from its icon in the start menu.

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