Commit e15adbfe authored by Marc Chevrier's avatar Marc Chevrier Committed by Brad King

Help: Specify COMPILE_OPTIONS and COMPILE_FLAGS source properties usage

parent fbe6cd15
......@@ -3,9 +3,9 @@ COMPILE_FLAGS
Additional flags to be added when compiling this source file.
The ``COMPILE_FLAGS`` property sets additional compiler flags used to build
source files. Use :prop_sf:`COMPILE_DEFINITIONS` to pass additional
preprocessor definitions.
The ``COMPILE_FLAGS`` property, managed as a string, sets additional compiler
flags used to build source files. Use :prop_sf:`COMPILE_DEFINITIONS` to pass
additional preprocessor definitions.
Contents of ``COMPILE_FLAGS`` may use "generator expressions"
with the syntax ``$<...>``. See the :manual:`cmake-generator-expressions(7)`
......@@ -13,3 +13,7 @@ manual for available expressions. However, :generator:`Xcode`
does not support per-config per-source settings, so expressions
that depend on the build configuration are not allowed with that
generator.
.. note::
This property has been superseded by the :prop_sf:`COMPILE_OPTIONS` property.
......@@ -15,3 +15,7 @@ for available expressions. However, :generator:`Xcode`
does not support per-config per-source settings, so expressions
that depend on the build configuration are not allowed with that
generator.
.. note::
This property should be preferred over the :prop_sf:`COMPILE_FLAGS` property.
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