[CMake] CMake 2.6.3 available for download

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman at kitware.com
Mon Feb 23 13:16:25 EST 2009

On behalf of myself, Ken, Brad, Dave, Alex and the rest of the
CMake team, we are pleased to announce that CMake 2.6.3 is
available for download at:


The documentation for 2.6.3 can be found here:


If you have any problems or find any bugs, please report them at

A full list of changes for the 2.6 release tree can be found here:


Some notable changes are:

- Add parenthetical expressions to if
- Improve scoping of policies (see cmake_policy and CMP0011)
- Teach find_package more config file locations
- Many improved Find scripts in Modules
- Added an unset command
- Qt cmake-gui is the primary GUI for windows, deprecate CMakeSetup
- Better reporting when nmake compiler environment is not correct
- lots of bug fixes

Thanks, Bill

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