[cmake-developers] commands still recommended ?

Bill Hoffman bill.hoffman at kitware.com
Sun Jan 21 12:18:41 EST 2007


Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> Hi,
>
> are the following commands still recommended or are they only kept around for 
> compatibility reasons ?
>
> INCLUDE_EXTERNAL_MSPROJECT
>   
This is still used by  MS specific projects and I think it is useful.
> FLTK_WRAP_UI
>   
This is still used for FLTK projects.
> LINK_DIRECTORIES
>   
I think this one is still useful in some cases, although full paths to 
libraries are better.
> LOAD_COMMAND
>   
This is less useful and problematic so I guess it should be discouraged.
> USE_MANGLED_MESA
>   
This is a very VTK specific command, so I think it should be discouraged.
> VARIABLE_REQUIRES
>
>   
I don't think this one ever became that useful, so it should be discouraged.
> Depending on the answer I'll mark them as "discouraged" so that their 
> documentation will end up on the cmake-compat man page (which I'm working on 
> currently).
>
> Bye
> Alex
>   



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