The existence of
FindQt means that for Qt upstream to provide package config files that can be found by
find_package(Qt), the consuming project has to explicitly specify
find_package(Qt CONFIG). Removing this module gives Qt a path forward for exporting its own config files which can easily be found by consuming projects.
This policy pretends that CMake’s internal
FindQt module does not exist for
find_package(). If a project really wants to use Qt 3 or 4, it can call
include(FindQt), or add
FindQt to their
This policy was introduced in CMake version 3.14. CMake version 3.15.2 warns when the policy is not set and uses
OLD behavior. Use the
cmake_policy() command to set it to
OLD behavior of a policy is
deprecated by definition and may be removed in a future version of CMake.
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