[cmake-developers] ADDITIONAL_MAKE_CLEAN_FILES only works in Makefile generators / automoc cleaning problem

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Mon Apr 29 17:44:07 EDT 2013

On Monday 29 April 2013, Brad King wrote:
> On 04/29/2013 03:05 PM, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > Now after some emails on the cmake list, it seems
> > ADDITIONAL_MAKE_CLEAN_FILES is used only by the Makefile-generators, but
> > not by e.g. the VS generators ?
> VS does its own cleaning of the build outputs it knows.
> > The target is created using cmMakefile::AddUtilityCommand(). What would
> > be the recommended way to add a generated file, so that it is removed
> > when cleaning ? Do I need to create a cmSourceFile and set it to
> VS needs to know that the file is the output of a custom command.
> In order for CMake to tell VS about this, the file needs to be
> listed as an OUTPUT in add_custom_command.

This is now in the AutomocFixCleaningHandling branch.
It would be nice if you could have a look at it.


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