[cfe-dev] [llvm-dev] Fwd: Raising CMake minimum version to 3.4.3

Renato Golin via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Apr 27 10:31:16 PDT 2016

On 27 April 2016 at 18:16, Chuck Atkins <chuck.atkins at kitware.com> wrote:
> The most *stable* CMake releases will probably be the last patch release in
> a minor version cycle.  The versioning uses MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH since the 3.x
> series (2.8 was so long lived it followed basically the same pattern but
> with 2.8 as the effective MAJOR).  MINOR version increments add features but
> PATCH increments add bug fixes only.  So, for instance, currently 3.5.2 is
> the release version and there should be no new features between 3.5.0 and
> 3.5.2, only bug fixes.  3.5.1, for instance, has a few known crashes that
> necessitated a 3.5.2 patch release.  But 3.4.3 is likely the most stable
> since it was the last bug-fix patch release in the 3.4.x series.

I think we shouldn't try to go beyond 3.4.x, then.


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