On 2019 M02 12, Tue 08:02:43 CET Starka Tomáš wrote: > tldr; > It would be wonderful to have function or signature for > target_link_libraries tha would link only to a targets. Did I overlook > something? > > like target_link_libraries(name [PUBLIC...] TARGETS myFavouriteLib ... > QUIET/VERBOSE) > ... > But then I guess it wouldn't hurt to have something like > target_link_libraries(name [PUBLIC...] TARGETS myFavouriteLib ... > QUIET/VERBOSE) which would not try to give linker myFavouriteLib.lib > if there was no target of that name in question. Or > target_link_targets... realy doesn't matter as long as it does that > and maybe when asked by the last parameter it gives an error if the > one of the target is non-existent or ill-formed.
I agree to target_link_targets(). Additionally I would prefer if (maybe with a policy) include directories would be only applied when using target_link_targets(), but not when using target_link_libraries(). This would make it more obvious IMO. Alex -- Powered by www.kitware.com Please keep messages on-topic and check the CMake FAQ at: http://www.cmake.org/Wiki/CMake_FAQ Kitware offers various services to support the CMake community. For more information on each offering, please visit: CMake Support: http://cmake.org/cmake/help/support.html CMake Consulting: http://cmake.org/cmake/help/consulting.html CMake Training Courses: http://cmake.org/cmake/help/training.html Visit other Kitware open-source projects at http://www.kitware.com/opensource/opensource.html Follow this link to subscribe/unsubscribe: https://cmake.org/mailman/listinfo/cmake