Commit 8c28e63c authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King Committed by Kitware Robot

Merge topic 'if-EXISTS-doc'

78ac8cb0 Help: clarify if(EXISTS) operation for symlinks
Acked-by: Kitware Robot's avatarKitware Robot <>
Merge-request: !3189
parents 56abc312 78ac8cb0
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......@@ -88,7 +88,9 @@ Possible conditions are:
``if(EXISTS path-to-file-or-directory)``
True if the named file or directory exists. Behavior is well-defined
only for full paths.
only for full paths. Resolves symbolic links, i.e. if the named file or
directory is a symbolic link, returns true if the target of the
symbolic link exists.
``if(file1 IS_NEWER_THAN file2)``
True if ``file1`` is newer than ``file2`` or if one of the two files doesn't
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