Compute the initial pre-build metadata of a target or import.Source:
Deprecated on 2019-01-12.
Character scalar, name of the target to get metadata.
Top-level internal configuration list produced by
A list of metadata on a target. Does not include
the file modification time if the target is a file.
That piece is computed later in
The metadata helps determine if the
target is up to date or outdated. The metadata of imports
is used to compute the metadata of targets.
Target metadata is computed with
drake_meta(), and then
drake:::store_outputs() completes the metadata
after the target is built.
In other words, the output of
to the state of the target immediately before
diagnose() to read the final metadata of a target,
including any errors, warnings, and messages in the last build.