cmake install_files target has changed behavior in a dangerous way.

Thomas Zander zander at
Tue Jul 4 20:04:58 BST 2006

On Tuesday 4 July 2006 20:44, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > If you want to install outside the prefix; use
> > install (FILES  foo.h ABSOLUTEDESTINATION /etc/)
> > or install_outside_prefix()
> Then feel free to use it :-P

Not sure what you mean.

> Anyway, that's what I argued too to the cmake developers, they told me
> "if you want a relative path, use a relative one, if you want an
> absolute one, use an absolute path."

This is not about the cmake developers; this is about a change in behavior 
that you and Laurant made.
Thomas Zander
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