New in version 3.10.
file(GENERATE) behavior for relative paths.
CMake 3.10 and newer define that relative paths given to
OUTPUT arguments of
file(GENERATE) are interpreted relative to the
current source and binary directories, respectively. CMake 3.9 and lower did
not define any behavior for relative paths but did not diagnose them either
and accidentally treated them relative to the process working directory.
CMP0070 provides compatibility with projects that used the old
This policy affects behavior of relative paths given to
OLD behavior for this policy is to treat the paths relative to the
working directory of CMake. The
NEW behavior for this policy is to
interpret relative paths with respect to the current source or binary
directory of the caller.
This policy was introduced in CMake version 3.10. CMake version
3.23.20220523-g722a9a6 warns when the policy is not set and uses
cmake_policy() command to set it to
OLD behavior of a policy is
deprecated by definition
and may be removed in a future version of CMake.