Build tool dependency policy

We follow the Foundational C++ support policy for our build tools. In particular the “Build Systems” section.


The current supported version is CMake 3.10 as of 2023-08-10. Most modern distributions include newer versions, for example:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 provides CMake 3.16.3
  • Debian 11.4 provides CMake 3.18.4
  • Ubuntu 22.04 provides CMake 3.22.1