Exiting CMake

Brad King brad.king at kitware.com
Tue Aug 15 17:21:34 CEST 2006

Allen Winter wrote:
> Is there a little more graceful way of exiting other than message(FATAL_ERROR "message") ??
> For example, in the MACRO_DISPLAY_FEATURE_LOG() macro I want to exit if there
> are missing required features.  I want to display the messages that some requirements
> are missing and then exit.
> But I don't want to panic the user with messages like:
>   CMake Error: Error in cmake code at
>   /data/kde/trunk/KDE/kdepimlibs/CMakeLists.txt:1:
>   MESSAGE some message
>   Current CMake stack: /data/kde/trunk/KDE/kdepimlibs/CMakeLists.txt
> I don't see a simple Quit() or Exit() type of cmake commands.

There is currently no such command but you can submit a feature request:



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