$ conan imports [-h] [-if INSTALL_FOLDER] [-imf IMPORT_FOLDER] [-u] path
Calls your local conanfile.py or conanfile.txt ‘imports’ method. It requires to have been previously installed and have a conanbuildinfo.txt generated file in the –install-folder (defaulted to current directory).
positional arguments: path Path to a folder containing a conanfile.py or to a recipe file, e.g., my_folder/conanfile.py With --undo option, this parameter is the folder containing the conan_imports_manifest.txt file generated in a previous execution. E.g., conan imports ./imported_files --undo optional arguments: -h, --help show this help message and exit -if INSTALL_FOLDER, --install-folder INSTALL_FOLDER Directory containing the conaninfo.txt and conanbuildinfo.txt files (from previous 'conan install'). Defaulted to --build-folder -imf IMPORT_FOLDER, --import-folder IMPORT_FOLDER Directory to copy the artifacts to. By default it will be the current directory -u, --undo Undo imports. Remove imported files
imports() method might use settings, options and environment variables from the
specified profile and dependencies information from the declared
deps_XXX_info objects in the
All that information is saved automatically in the conaninfo.txt and conanbuildinfo.txt files respectively, when you run conan install. Those files have to be located in the specified --install-folder.
Import files from a current conanfile in current directory:
$ conan install . --no-imports # Creates the conanbuildinfo.txt $ conan imports .
Remove the copied files (undo the import):
$ conan imports . --undo