Commit c750b282 authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King 💬
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Help: Move generator platform support details to variable docs

Move the details about support for generator platform specification
to the `CMAKE_GENERATOR_PLATFORM` variable documentation.  This is
a more suitable place because it is shared by all means to set this
variable, not just the `cmake -A` option.
parent 10f444a5
......@@ -66,13 +66,7 @@
Some CMake generators support a platform name to be given to the
native build system to choose a compiler or SDK. See the
:variable:`CMAKE_GENERATOR_PLATFORM` variable.
This is supported only on specific generators:
* For :ref:`Visual Studio Generators` with VS 2005 and above this
specifies the target architecture.
See native build system documentation for allowed platform names.
:variable:`CMAKE_GENERATOR_PLATFORM` variable for details.
``-Wno-dev``
Suppress developer warnings.
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CMAKE_GENERATOR_PLATFORM
------------------------
Generator-specific target platform name specified by user.
Generator-specific target platform specification provided by user.
Some CMake generators support a target platform name to be given
to the native build system to choose a compiler toolchain.
......@@ -13,3 +13,10 @@ A toolchain file specified by the :variable:`CMAKE_TOOLCHAIN_FILE`
variable may initialize ``CMAKE_GENERATOR_PLATFORM``. Once a given
build tree has been initialized with a particular value for this
variable, changing the value has undefined behavior.
Platform specification is supported only on specific generators:
* For :ref:`Visual Studio Generators` with VS 2005 and above this
specifies the target architecture.
See native build system documentation for allowed platform names.
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