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NAME autoconf - Generate configuration scripts


DESCRIPTION Generate a configuration script from a TEMPLATE-FILE if given, or con- if present, or else 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 dont 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[:FORMAT] report the list of calls to MACRO

-i, --initialization also trace Autoconfs initialization process

In tracing mode, no configuration script is created. FORMAT defaults to $f:$l:$n:$%; see autom4te --help for information about FORMAT.

AUTHOR Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <>.

COPYRIGHT Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later < licenses/gpl-2.0.html> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. 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.

GNU Autoconf 2.63 September 2008 AUTOCONF(1)