Commit da2e5889 authored by Bartosz Kosiorek's avatar Bartosz Kosiorek

cmake: Upgrade 'cmake -E' commands description

Fixes: #13204
parent 7358f317
......@@ -390,16 +390,20 @@ Available commands are:
Copy files to ``<destination>`` (either file or directory).
If multiple files are specified, the ``<destination>`` must be
directory and it must exist. Wildcards are not supported.
``copy`` does follow symlinks. That means it does not copy symlinks,
but the files or directories it point to.
``copy_directory <dir>... <destination>``
Copy directories to ``<destination>`` directory.
If ``<destination>`` directory does not exist it will be created.
``copy_directory`` does follow symlinks.
``copy_if_different <file>... <destination>``
Copy files to ``<destination>`` (either file or directory) if
they have changed.
If multiple files are specified, the ``<destination>`` must be
directory and it must exist.
``copy_if_different`` does follow symlinks.
``echo [<string>...]``
Displays arguments as text.
......@@ -459,13 +463,16 @@ Available commands are:
exist, the command returns a non-zero exit code, but no message
is logged. The ``-f`` option changes the behavior to return a
zero exit code (i.e. success) in such situations instead.
``remove`` does not follow symlinks. That means it remove only symlinks
and not files it point to.
``remove_directory <dir>``
Remove a directory and its contents. If a directory does
not exist it will be silently ignored.
``rename <oldname> <newname>``
Rename a file or directory (on one volume).
Rename a file or directory (on one volume). If file with the ``<newname>`` name
already exists, then it will be silently replaced.
``server``
Launch :manual:`cmake-server(7)` mode.
......@@ -494,10 +501,11 @@ Available commands are:
``time <command> [<args>...]``
Run command and display elapsed time.
``touch <file>``
Touch a file.
``touch <file>...``
Creates ``<file>`` if file do not exist.
If ``<file>`` exists, it is changing ``<file>`` access and modification times.
``touch_nocreate <file>``
``touch_nocreate <file>...``
Touch a file if it exists but do not create it. If a file does
not exist it will be silently ignored.
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......@@ -111,8 +111,8 @@ void CMakeCommandUsage(const char* program)
<< " tar [cxt][vf][zjJ] file.tar [file/dir1 file/dir2 ...]\n"
<< " - create or extract a tar or zip archive\n"
<< " time command [args...] - run command and display elapsed time\n"
<< " touch file - touch a file.\n"
<< " touch_nocreate file - touch a file but do not create it.\n"
<< " touch <file>... - touch a <file>.\n"
<< " touch_nocreate <file>... - touch a <file> but do not create it.\n"
<< " create_symlink old new - create a symbolic link new -> old\n"
#if defined(_WIN32) && !defined(__CYGWIN__)
<< "Available on Windows only:\n"
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