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Comment: Removing the wget reference – the actual problem is that wget.exe is not flagged as executable...


  • CMake version 2.8.7 or later:
  • Make sure to grab the Binary distribution (cmake-ver-win32-x86.exe).
    • The Cygwin version of CMake does not work, but you can use the Windows version from inside Cygwin.
  • When asked, tell the installer to add cmake to your system path
  • Visual Studio 2005, 2008 or 2010 (full or express versions)
  • Git (if you want to check out from source):
    • Git Extensions is a fantastic Git GUI for windows that comes with Git binaries
  • Wget or Curl (for the automatic boost download, if you're not using git)

Get the source

First thing is first; get the source code.