package manager in 2022

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  • CPM.cmake

    📦 CMake's missing package manager. A small CMake script for setup-free, cross-platform, reproducible dependency management.

    We're using vcpkg - tried conan previously. I think both are good, but both of them have their own flaws. You can also go with something like if you just want something quick for a small project.

  • cmake-init

    The missing CMake project initializer

    And as always I would like to encourage you to use: to create your projects :)

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    The Rust package registry

    Besides, the lack of accessibility and overview of package information is also a challenge. To address this, I created to provide an experience closer to package managers available in other languages (e.g.,,

  • conan-center-index

    Recipes for the ConanCenter repository

    I think this is referring to the state of the art of Conan 2 years ago, before most of the community converged in the ``ConanCenter`` and the ``conan-center-index`` repo that nowadays concentrates the vast majority of the efforts (getting like around 5000 pull requests per year:

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