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NAME aclocal - manual page for aclocal 1.11.1

SYNOPSIS aclocal [OPTIONS] ...

DESCRIPTION Generate aclocal.m4 by scanning or

OPTIONS --acdir=DIR directory holding config files (for debugging)

--diff[=COMMAND] run COMMAND [diff -u] on M4 files that would be changed (implies --install and --dry-run)

--dry-run pretend to, but do not actually update any file

--force always update output file

--help print this help, then exit

-I DIR add directory to search list for .m4 files

--install copy third-party files to the first -I directory

--output=FILE put output in FILE (default aclocal.m4)

--print-ac-dir print name of directory holding m4 files, then exit

--verbose dont be silent

--version print version number, then exit

-W, --warnings=CATEGORY report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

Warning categories include: syntax dubious syntactic constructs (default)

unsupported unknown macros (default)

all all the warnings (default)

no-CATEGORY turn off warnings in CATEGORY

none turn off all the warnings

error treat warnings as errors

AUTHOR Written by Tom Tromey <>

and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <>.

REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <>.

COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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

info aclocal

should give you access to the complete manual.

aclocal 1.11.1 December 2009 ACLOCAL(1)