Commit e63e83d2 authored by Michael Hirsch's avatar Michael Hirsch Committed by Brad King
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Help: Document that if(EXISTS) does not expand ~

Fixes: #21729
parent 4f9228a3
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``if(EXISTS path-to-file-or-directory)``
True if the named file or directory exists. Behavior is well-defined
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.
only for explicit full paths (a leading ``~/`` is not expanded as
a home directory and is considered a relative path).
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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