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AUTOCONF

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: November 2006
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NAME

autoconf - Generate configuration scripts  

SYNOPSIS

autoconf [OPTION] ... [TEMPLATE-FILE]  

DESCRIPTION

Generate a configuration script from a TEMPLATE-FILE if given, or `configure.ac' if present, or else `configure.in'. Output is sent to the standard output if TEMPLATE-FILE is given, else into `configure'.  

Operation modes:

-h, --help
print this help, then exit
-V, --version
print version number, then exit
-v, --verbose
verbosely report processing
-d, --debug
don't remove temporary files
-f, --force
consider all files obsolete
-o, --output=FILE
save output in FILE (stdout is the default)
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [syntax]
 

Warning categories include:

`cross'
cross compilation issues
`obsolete'
obsolete constructs
`syntax'
dubious syntactic constructs
`all'
all the warnings
`no-CATEGORY'
turn off the warnings on CATEGORY
`none'
turn off all the warnings
`error'
warnings are error

The environment variables `M4' and `WARNINGS' are honored.  

Library directories:

-B, --prepend-include=DIR
prepend directory DIR to search path
-I, --include=DIR
append directory DIR to search path
 

Tracing:

-t, --trace=MACRO
report the list of calls to MACRO
-i, --initialization
also trace Autoconf's initialization process

In tracing mode, no configuration script is created.  

AUTHOR

Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-autoconf@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

autoconf(1), automake(1), autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1), autoheader(1), autoscan(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), ifnames(1), libtool(1).

The full documentation for autoconf is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and autoconf programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info autoconf

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
Operation modes:
Warning categories include:
Library directories:
Tracing:
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO




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