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.
This snap is maintained separately from the CMake project by one of the
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: