CPack is an external tool allowing the fast packaging of built CMake projects by gathering all the required data straight from the
CMakeLists.txt files and the utilized installation commands like
For CPack to properly work, the
CMakeLists.txt must include files or targets to be installed using the
install build target.
A minimal script could look like this:
# Required headers cmake(3.0) # Basic project setup project(my-tool) # Define a buildable target add_executable(tool main.cpp) # Provide installation instructions install_targets(tool DESTINATION bin)