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
This snap is maintained separately from the CMake project by one
of the CMake co-maintainers.
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: