Get a property.
get_property(<variable> <GLOBAL | DIRECTORY [<dir>] | TARGET <target> | SOURCE <source> | INSTALL <file> | TEST <test> | CACHE <entry> | VARIABLE > PROPERTY <name> [SET | DEFINED | BRIEF_DOCS | FULL_DOCS])
Gets one property from one object in a scope.
The first argument specifies the variable in which to store the result. The second argument determines the scope from which to get the property. It must be one of the following:
PROPERTY option is immediately followed by the name of the property to get. If the property is not set an empty value is returned, although some properties support inheriting from a parent scope if defined to behave that way (see
SET option is given the variable is set to a boolean value indicating whether the property has been set. If the
DEFINED option is given the variable is set to a boolean value indicating whether the property has been defined such as with the
FULL_DOCS is given then the variable is set to a string containing documentation for the requested property. If documentation is requested for a property that has not been defined
NOTFOUND is returned.
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