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Inconsistent brotli package name in CMake #4117

aasivov opened this issue Jul 16, 2019 · 1 comment


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commented Jul 16, 2019

It seems that brotli package name is inconsistent in cmake files.
CMakeLists.txt contains string find_package(BROTLI QUIET)
but there is a file CMake/FindBrotli.cmake

It seems that either CMake/FindBrotli.cmake should be renamed to CMake/FindBROTLI.cmake or find_package(BROTLI QUIET) should be replaced with find_package(Brotli QUIET)

Otherwise find_package fails to find brotli on Linux machine with the following message:

By not providing "FindBROTLI.cmake" in CMAKE_MODULE_PATH this project has
asked CMake to find a package configuration file provided by "BROTLI", but
CMake did not find one.

Could not find a package configuration file provided by "BROTLI" with any
of the following names:


Add the installation prefix of "BROTLI" to CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH or set
"BROTLI_DIR" to a directory containing one of the above files. If "BROTLI"
provides a separate development package or SDK, be sure it has been

@bagder bagder added the cmake label Jul 16, 2019

@jay jay closed this in 2527eca Jul 17, 2019


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commented Jul 17, 2019


caraitto added a commit to caraitto/curl that referenced this issue Jul 23, 2019

cmake: Fix finding Brotli on case-sensitive file systems
- Find package "Brotli" instead of "BROTLI" since the former is the
  casing used for CMake/FindBrotli.cmake, and otherwise find_package
  may fail on a case-sensitive file system.

Fixes curl#4117
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