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Solution Exercise 2
Here is a sample solution of the
CMakeLists.txt for the time travel interface library.
# [project]/time_travel_interface/CMakeLists.txt add_library(time_travel INTERFACE) add_library(time_machine::time_travel ALIAS time_travel) target_include_directories(time_travel INTERFACE include)
Interface libraries can also be used to define project settings. For example the required C++ standard or additional compiler flags.
Attention: Only define compiler flags if you have a really good reason. Adding compiler flags will break the portability and compatibility of your project.
[project]/ +--- CMakeLists.txt +--- settings/ | +--- CMakeLists.txt +--- ...
# [project]/settings/CMakeLists.txt add_library(settings INTERFACE) add_library(project::settings ALIAS settings) target_compile_features(settings INTERFACE cxx_std_17) target_compile_options(settings INTERFACE "-Wall" "-Wextra" "-Werror" )