path: root/Modules/CheckTypeSize.cmake
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Diffstat (limited to 'Modules/CheckTypeSize.cmake')
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Modules/CheckTypeSize.cmake b/Modules/CheckTypeSize.cmake
index 1717718..7285b8a 100644
--- a/Modules/CheckTypeSize.cmake
+++ b/Modules/CheckTypeSize.cmake
@@ -24,6 +24,11 @@
# size check automatically includes the available headers, thus
# supporting checks of types defined in the headers.
+# Despite the name of the macro you may use it to check the size of
+# more complex expressions, too. To check e.g. for the size of a struct
+# member you can do something like this:
+# check_type_size("((struct something*)0)->member" SIZEOF_MEMBER)
# The following variables may be set before calling this macro to
# modify the way the check is run:
@@ -142,7 +147,7 @@ function(__check_type_size_impl type var map builtin)
"Determining size of ${type} passed with the following output:\n${output}\n\n")
set(${var} "${${var}}" CACHE INTERNAL "CHECK_TYPE_SIZE: sizeof(${type})")
- else(HAVE_${var})
+ else()
# The check failed to compile.
message(STATUS "Check size of ${type} - failed")
file(READ ${src} content)
@@ -150,7 +155,7 @@ function(__check_type_size_impl type var map builtin)
"Determining size of ${type} failed with the following output:\n${output}\n${src}:\n${content}\n\n")
set(${var} "" CACHE INTERNAL "CHECK_TYPE_SIZE: ${type} unknown")
file(REMOVE ${map})
- endif(HAVE_${var})
+ endif()