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binarydeb with CGAL

asked 2015-01-14 02:12:20 -0500

galou gravatar image

I have a problem building a package using the CGAL libray on the buildfram.

The prerelease test is sucessful on both my local computer and Jenkins but I get the following error when trying to build the binary deb:

CMake Error at> /usr/lib/CGAL/CGAL_SetupFlags.cmake:65

(message): RelWithDebInfo is not a valid build type: only Release or Debug is allowed

The inclusion of CGAL in my CMakeLists.txt looks like this:




The package name is crossing_detector. Its source is in .

How can I deal with this problem?

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answered 2015-01-14 02:44:41 -0500

ahendrix gravatar image

You should be able to reproduce this locally by using:

catkin_make -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=RelWithDebInfo

Once you can do that, you can work out a solution locally before you release a new version to the farm.

My only thought about actually fixing this is to try setting the CGAL_DONT_OVERRIDE_BUILD_FLAGS variable _before_ you call find_package(CGAL).

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Thanks for the answer, unfortunately setting CGAL_DONT_OVERRIDE_BUILD_FLAGS before find_package didn't help. What I did is a workaround: set(CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE "Release") before and set(CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE "RelWithDebInfo") after. I don't like to play with the build type in CMakeLists.txt.

galou gravatar image galou  ( 2015-01-14 03:08:50 -0500 )edit

I agree that setting the build type in your CMakeLists is not a good solution. You may want to consult the CGAL documentation or contact the CGAL developers, since it's their build files which are rejecting a standard CMake build type.

ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2015-01-14 03:34:02 -0500 )edit

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