On Mon, Jan 14, 2019 at 3:48 AM Kim Walisch <kim.wali...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, > > By default I would like to set CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release (inside > CMakeLists.txt) if the user has not defined CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE himself (e.g. > as command-line option: cmake . -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Debug). Is there a best > practice how to do this in CMake? I have been searching the web to see how > other people achieved this and I found that many people use code like this: > > if(NOT CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE) > set(CMAKE_BUILD_TYPE "Release" CACHE STRING > "Choose the type of build, options are: None Debug Release > RelWithDebInfo MinSizeRel." > FORCE) > endif() > > I used this code myself in one of my projects but I recently discovered > that this code causes issues when compiling with clang-cl on Windows. > > Greetings, > Kim > > Which part of that causes the problem? It sounds like there is an issue with Release mode flags. Wouldn't you just have the same problem if "cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release" was used on the command line? I guess maybe it could be a problem if it wasn't one of the first things done and it changed mid-processing.
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