I’m confused how I should find/manage Ninja.
The easiest solution I have found is to simply add Ninja to my PATH.
- What are the alternatives to simply adding Ninja to my PATH? I don’t really like the idea of developers having to modify their path.
- How should I enforce a specific version of Ninja? (EX 1.10.2)
-DCMAKE_MAKE_PROGRAM=/full/path/to/ninja should work.
You’d have to detect this yourself. Note that there are other ninja-compatible tools (
shake comes to mind).
I’ve never heard of shake before! What is it and can I use it with cmake?
It is one of a number of tools that can consume a
build.ninja. As far as CMake is concerned, it is just another consumer of the
Wow I was never aware of this! Thank you for pointing it out!
Are you referring to this project?