If your workflow includes project installation, you may want to use the CMake install command that generates installation rules. There are multiple signatures for this command, for example, the TARGETS form:
Configure and run the installation
Place the install commands into your CMakeLists.txt files.
Set up the installation paths via the [DESTINATION dir] field of the install command. Here you have two options:
Provide the full path with a leading slash or drive letter.
Use a relative path, which will be interpreted as relative to the value of the CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX variable, if provided in the section of the dialog:
- To run the installation only, call from the main menu:
If you want the installation to automatically precede the launch, open the Before launch section, and choose Install from the drop-down list: Then call Run or Debug for this configuration.dialog, choose the desired Run/Debug configuration, press in the
As a result, the targets you specified in the install commands will be built and put into the desired directories.