Commit beaa4fa5 authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King
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CMakeForceCompiler: De-deprecate until more use cases have alternatives

We deprecated this module in commit v3.5.0-rc1~295^2
(CMakeForceCompiler: Deprecate this module and its macros, 2015-10-19)
in order to determine whether anyone still has use cases that require
it.  Indeed we still need to provide a way to work with toolchains that
cannot link binaries without special flags.  Remove the deprecation
warnings until we can provide an alternative to the module for this use
parent 3e966ef7
......@@ -159,9 +159,6 @@ Other
Deprecated and Removed Features
* The :module:`CMakeForceCompiler` module and its macros are now deprecated.
See module documentation for an explanation.
* The :manual:`cmake(1)` ``-E time`` command now properly passes arguments
with spaces or special characters through to the child process. This
may break scripts that worked around the bug with their own extra
......@@ -2,7 +2,9 @@
# CMakeForceCompiler
# ------------------
# Deprecated. Do not use.
# Discouraged. Avoid using this module if possible. It will be deprecated
# by a future version of CMake once alternatives have been provided for all
# toolchain file use cases.
# The macros provided by this module were once intended for use by
# cross-compiling toolchain files when CMake was not able to automatically
......@@ -12,6 +14,12 @@
# CMake detects from a compiler is now too extensive to be provided by
# toolchain files using these macros.
# The only known remaining use case for these macros is to write toolchain
# files for cross-compilers that cannot link binaries without special flags or
# custom linker scripts. These macros cause CMake to skip checks it normally
# performs as part of enabling a language and introspecting the toolchain.
# However, skipping these checks may limit some generation functionality.
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------
# Macro CMAKE_FORCE_C_COMPILER has the following signature:
......@@ -70,8 +78,6 @@
# License text for the above reference.)
macro(CMAKE_FORCE_C_COMPILER compiler id)
message(DEPRECATION "The CMAKE_FORCE_C_COMPILER macro is deprecated. "
"Instead just set CMAKE_C_COMPILER and allow CMake to identify the compiler.")
set(CMAKE_C_COMPILER "${compiler}")
......@@ -84,8 +90,6 @@ macro(CMAKE_FORCE_C_COMPILER compiler id)
macro(CMAKE_FORCE_CXX_COMPILER compiler id)
message(DEPRECATION "The CMAKE_FORCE_CXX_COMPILER macro is deprecated. "
"Instead just set CMAKE_CXX_COMPILER and allow CMake to identify the compiler.")
set(CMAKE_CXX_COMPILER "${compiler}")
......@@ -98,8 +102,6 @@ macro(CMAKE_FORCE_CXX_COMPILER compiler id)
macro(CMAKE_FORCE_Fortran_COMPILER compiler id)
message(DEPRECATION "The CMAKE_FORCE_Fortran_COMPILER macro is deprecated. "
"Instead just set CMAKE_Fortran_COMPILER and allow CMake to identify the compiler.")
set(CMAKE_Fortran_COMPILER "${compiler}")
set(CMAKE_Fortran_COMPILER_ID ${id})
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