12.10.2016, 19:04, "rle...@codelibre.net" <rle...@codelibre.net>:
> On 2016-10-12 15:28, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>> In my cmake project I need to use system version of libxml2 on macOS
>> (/usr/lib/libxml2.dylib), however in case it is installed in MacPorts
>> the latter version is picked by find_package. On the other hand I'd
>> like to avoid hardcoding absolute path, just in case Apple changes
>> some path or file name in future OS version.
>> I've tried
>> find_package(LibXml2 2.8.0 REQUIRED PATHS "/usr" NO_DEFAULT_PATH)
>> however it fails to find anything at all. Any ideas?
> find_package(LibXml2 2.8.0 REQUIRED)
> and then use CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH to define the search locations (in your
> environment or on the command-line; not in the script).
That would be great if CMake didn't add Fink and MacPorts paths to
CMAKE_SYSTEM_PREFIX_PATH out of the box unconditionally.
> If you
> hardcode paths in the script, you make it break on other systems.
> That might not be a consideration in this case, but the less
> assumptions you make, the more flexible it will be.
Of course, this hack would be guarded with if (APPLE), and other systems
would continue using normal find_package call.
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