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4.6.1 Command Invocation Syntax

The following table shows some common configure invocation syntax and the equivalent CMake commands. The . in the commands represents your current working directory. If . is not your current working directory, replace it with the path to the top-level directory of the source tree.

configure Command

CMake Command


cmake .

./configure --help

cmake . -LH or ccmake .

To clean out old object files and cached information before reconfiguring and rebuilding:


make clean
rm config.cache

CMake (Unix):

make clean
rm CMakeCache.txt

CMake (Windows):

devenv MySQL.sln /clean
del CMakeCache.txt