Commit 28f73dff authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King
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Help: Document ctest_start initial checkout command variables

Describe the behavior of the ctest_start() command when the
CTEST_CHECKOUT_COMMAND or CTEST_CVS_CHECKOUT variable is set.
parent c4a26b70
......@@ -14,3 +14,9 @@ CTEST_SOURCE_DIRECTORY and CTEST_BINARY_DIRECTORY. If the track is
specified, the submissions will go to the specified track. If APPEND
is used, the existing TAG is used rather than creating a new one based
on the current time stamp.
If the ``CTEST_CHECKOUT_COMMAND`` variable (or the ``CTEST_CVS_CHECKOUT``
variable) is set, its content is treated as command-line. The command is
invoked with the current working directory set to the parent of the source
directory, even if the source directory already exists. This can be used
to create the source tree from a version control repository.
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