Commit 5445a99d authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King 💬
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Merge branch 'doc-installed-file-property' into release

parents bde103af 89bb34d3
......@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@ Get a property.
DIRECTORY [dir] |
TARGET <target> |
SOURCE <source> |
INSTALL <file> |
TEST <test> |
CACHE <entry> |
VARIABLE>
......@@ -21,29 +22,40 @@ specifies the variable in which to store the result. The second
argument determines the scope from which to get the property. It must
be one of the following:
GLOBAL scope is unique and does not accept a name.
``GLOBAL``
Scope is unique and does not accept a name.
DIRECTORY scope defaults to the current directory but another
directory (already processed by CMake) may be named by full or
relative path.
``DIRECTORY``
Scope defaults to the current directory but another
directory (already processed by CMake) may be named by full or
relative path.
TARGET scope must name one existing target.
``TARGET``
Scope must name one existing target.
SOURCE scope must name one source file.
``SOURCE``
Scope must name one source file.
TEST scope must name one existing test.
``INSTALL``
Scope must name one installed file path.
CACHE scope must name one cache entry.
``TEST``
Scope must name one existing test.
VARIABLE scope is unique and does not accept a name.
``CACHE``
Scope must name one cache entry.
The required PROPERTY option is immediately followed by the name of
``VARIABLE``
Scope is unique and does not accept a name.
The required ``PROPERTY`` option is immediately followed by the name of
the property to get. If the property is not set an empty value is
returned. If the SET option is given the variable is set to a boolean
value indicating whether the property has been set. If the DEFINED
returned. If the ``SET`` option is given the variable is set to a boolean
value indicating whether the property has been set. If the ``DEFINED``
option is given the variable is set to a boolean value indicating
whether the property has been defined such as with define_property.
If BRIEF_DOCS or FULL_DOCS is given then the variable is set to a
whether the property has been defined such as with the
:command:`define_property` command.
If ``BRIEF_DOCS`` or ``FULL_DOCS`` is given then the variable is set to a
string containing documentation for the requested property. If
documentation is requested for a property that has not been defined
NOTFOUND is returned.
``NOTFOUND`` is returned.
......@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ Set a named property in a given scope.
DIRECTORY [dir] |
TARGET [target1 [target2 ...]] |
SOURCE [src1 [src2 ...]] |
INSTALL [file1 [file2 ...]] |
TEST [test1 [test2 ...]] |
CACHE [entry1 [entry2 ...]]>
[APPEND] [APPEND_STRING]
......@@ -18,26 +19,48 @@ Set one property on zero or more objects of a scope. The first
argument determines the scope in which the property is set. It must
be one of the following:
GLOBAL scope is unique and does not accept a name.
``GLOBAL``
Scope is unique and does not accept a name.
DIRECTORY scope defaults to the current directory but another
directory (already processed by CMake) may be named by full or
relative path.
``DIRECTORY``
Scope defaults to the current directory but another
directory (already processed by CMake) may be named by full or
relative path.
TARGET scope may name zero or more existing targets.
``TARGET``
Scope may name zero or more existing targets.
SOURCE scope may name zero or more source files. Note that source
file properties are visible only to targets added in the same
directory (CMakeLists.txt).
``SOURCE``
Scope may name zero or more source files. Note that source
file properties are visible only to targets added in the same
directory (CMakeLists.txt).
TEST scope may name zero or more existing tests.
``INSTALL``
Scope may name zero or more installed file paths.
These are made available to CPack to influence deployment.
CACHE scope must name zero or more cache existing entries.
Both the property key and value may use generator expressions.
Specific properties may apply to installed files and/or directories.
The required PROPERTY option is immediately followed by the name of
Path components have to be separated by forward slashes,
must be normalized and are case sensitive.
To reference the installation prefix itself with a relative path use ".".
Currently installed file properties are only defined for
the WIX generator where the given paths are relative
to the installation prefix.
``TEST``
Scope may name zero or more existing tests.
``CACHE``
Scope must name zero or more cache existing entries.
The required ``PROPERTY`` option is immediately followed by the name of
the property to set. Remaining arguments are used to compose the
property value in the form of a semicolon-separated list. If the
APPEND option is given the list is appended to any existing property
value.If the APPEND_STRING option is given the string is append to any
``APPEND`` option is given the list is appended to any existing property
value. If the ``APPEND_STRING`` option is given the string is append to any
existing property value as string, i.e. it results in a longer string
and not a list of strings.
......@@ -69,9 +69,15 @@ Commands
:variable:`CMAKE_FIND_PACKAGE_NO_SYSTEM_PACKAGE_REGISTRY`
variables to skip searching the package registries.
* The :command:`get_property` command learned a new ``INSTALL`` scope
for properties.
* The :command:`install` command learned a ``MESSAGE_NEVER`` option
to avoid output during installation.
* The :command:`set_property` command learned a new ``INSTALL`` scope
for properties.
* The :command:`string` command learned a new ``GENEX_STRIP`` subcommand
which removes
:manual:`generator expression <cmake-generator-expressions(7)>`.
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