[CMake] FILE command working
Johny.Jose at cern.ch
Fri Jul 9 07:33:48 EDT 2010
On 07/09/2010 01:27 PM, David Cole wrote:
> Are some of the lines empty by any chance?
> Empty elements are not iterated in a foreach of a list.
> Nor (I would expect, I have not verified) is an empty string
> considered a string for reporting by file(STRINGS ...
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 5:24 AM, Johny <Johny.Jose at cern.ch
> <mailto:Johny.Jose at cern.ch>> wrote:
> I was working with the FILE(STRINGS filename lineList) and i
> discovered that i end up getting a list which has a lesser number
> of strings than the actual lines in the file. However this happens
> with only some files, i went through those but they seem to be
> regular files. When i count the no of new lines in the files i get
> the correct no of lines for the file.
> This has led me to believe that the FILE strings command is at
> fault somehow. How does it work?
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Is'nt an empty line a newline character ? if thats it then the file in
question has plenty of them. I guess thats the reason then.
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