Commit 501bcb63 authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King
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Help: Add section heading for macro expansion in cmake-presets(7)

Also cross-reference it from the prose.
parent 1c4c742f
......@@ -162,8 +162,8 @@ The root object recognizes the following fields:
``binaryDir``
An optional string representing the path to the output binary directory.
This field supports macro expansion. If a relative path is specified, it
is calculated relative to the source directory. If ``binaryDir`` is not
This field supports `macro expansion`_. If a relative path is specified,
it is calculated relative to the source directory. If ``binaryDir`` is not
specified, it must be inherited from the ``inherits`` preset (unless this
preset is ``hidden``).
......@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ The root object recognizes the following fields:
may not be an empty string), and the value is either ``null``, a boolean
(which is equivalent to a value of ``"TRUE"`` or ``"FALSE"`` and a type
of ``BOOL``), a string representing the value of the variable (which
supports macro expansion), or an object with the following fields:
supports `macro expansion`_), or an object with the following fields:
``type``
......@@ -189,7 +189,7 @@ The root object recognizes the following fields:
A required string or boolean representing the value of the variable.
A boolean is equivalent to ``"TRUE"`` or ``"FALSE"``. This field
supports macro expansion.
supports `macro expansion`_.
Cache variables are inherited through the ``inherits`` field, and the
preset's variables will be the union of its own ``cacheVariables`` and
......@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ The root object recognizes the following fields:
(which may not be an empty string), and the value is either ``null`` or
a string representing the value of the variable. Each variable is set
regardless of whether or not a value was given to it by the process's
environment. This field supports macro expansion, and environment
environment. This field supports `macro expansion`_, and environment
variables in this map may reference each other, and may be listed in any
order, as long as such references do not cause a cycle (for example,
if ``ENV_1`` is ``$env{ENV_2}``, ``ENV_2`` may not be ``$env{ENV_1}``.)
......@@ -285,6 +285,9 @@ The root object recognizes the following fields:
An optional boolean. Setting this to ``true`` is equivalent to passing
``--debug-find`` on the command line.
Macro Expansion
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
As mentioned above, some fields support macro expansion. Macros are
recognized in the form ``$<macro-namespace>{<macro-name>}``. All macros are
evaluated in the context of the preset being used, even if the macro is in a
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