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Commit 3e93b2fa authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King Committed by Kitware Robot
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Merge topic 'vs-ConfigurationType-genex'


 VS: Add support for generator expressions to VS_CONFIGURATION_TYPE
Acked-by: Kitware Robot's avatarKitware Robot <>
Merge-request: !3746
parents ffa1fa20 8909a450
......@@ -4,6 +4,8 @@ VS_CONFIGURATION_TYPE
Visual Studio project configuration type.
Sets the ``ConfigurationType`` attribute for a generated Visual Studio project.
The property value may use
:manual:`generator expressions <cmake-generator-expressions(7)>`.
If this property is set, it overrides the default setting that is based on the
target type (e.g. ``StaticLibrary``, ``Application``, ...).
* :prop_tgt:`VS_CONFIGURATION_TYPE` now supports
:manual:`generator expressions <cmake-generator-expressions(7)>`.
......@@ -1115,7 +1115,10 @@ void cmVisualStudio10TargetGenerator::WriteProjectConfigurationValues(Elem& e0)
std::string configType;
if (const char* vsConfigurationType =
this->GeneratorTarget->GetProperty("VS_CONFIGURATION_TYPE")) {
configType = vsConfigurationType;
cmGeneratorExpression ge;
std::unique_ptr<cmCompiledGeneratorExpression> cge =
configType = cge->Evaluate(this->LocalGenerator, c);
} else {
switch (this->GeneratorTarget->GetType()) {
case cmStateEnums::SHARED_LIBRARY:
......@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ file(STRINGS "${vcProjectFile}" lines)
foreach(line IN LISTS lines)
if(line MATCHES "^ *<ConfigurationType>(.*)</ConfigurationType>$")
set(propertyFound TRUE)
set(expectedValue "MyValue")
set(expectedValue "MyValue foo")
set(actualValue ${CMAKE_MATCH_1})
if(NOT (${actualValue} STREQUAL ${expectedValue}))
set(RunCMake_TEST_FAILED "ConfigurationType \"${actualValue}\" differs from expected value \"${expectedValue}\".")
add_library(foo foo.cpp)
set_target_properties(foo PROPERTIES VS_CONFIGURATION_TYPE "MyValue")
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