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How long does it take to configure, build and install CMake on a Raspberry pi 3 A+?

I'm aware that CMake is part of the standard package library, but sometimes you need to build a different, or your own version.

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    Not sure if this helps your particular use but you can build on a Pi 3 and it will still work on a Pi Zero - will be much faster to build. – ben_nuttall Feb 14 at 12:13
  • That's good to know! I have a Pi3 somewhere, I may add benchmarks if I find time. – GPPK Feb 14 at 12:20
  • Turns out I was actually using a PI3A+, updated question to clarify. – GPPK Feb 14 at 14:21
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I have recently been through this process and wanted to capture the answer for future reference. These benchmarks were taken using a regular stopwatch.

  • Configure: 30 minutes
  • Make: 80 minutes
  • Make Install: 1 minutes

I was building CMake version: 3.13

using the following steps:

git clone https://github.com/Kitware/CMake.git
cd CMake
mkdir build && cd build
../configure
make
sudo make install

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