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NAME automake - manual page for automake 1.11.1

SYNOPSIS automake [OPTION] ... [Makefile]...

DESCRIPTION Generate for configure from

Operation modes: --help print this help, then exit

--version print version number, then exit

-v, --verbose verbosely list files processed

--no-force only update Makefile.ins that are out of date

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

Dependency tracking: -i, --ignore-deps disable dependency tracking code

--include-deps enable dependency tracking code

Flavors: --cygnus assume program is part of Cygnus-style tree

--foreign set strictness to foreign

--gnits set strictness to gnits

--gnu set strictness to gnu

Library files: -a, --add-missing add missing standard files to package

--libdir=DIR directory storing library files

-c, --copy with -a, copy missing files (default is symlink)

-f, --force-missing force update of standard files

Warning categories include: gnu GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)

obsolete obsolete features or constructions

override user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables

portability portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)

syntax dubious syntactic constructs (default)

unsupported unsupported or incomplete features (default)

all all the warnings

no-CATEGORY turn off warnings in CATEGORY

none turn off all the warnings

error treat warnings as errors

Files which are automatically distributed, if found: ABOUT-GNU README config.rpath

ABOUT-NLS THANKS config.sub ltconfig

AUTHORS TODO configure

BACKLOG acconfig.h mdate-sh

COPYING aclocal.m4 missing

COPYING.DOC ansi2knr.1 depcomp mkinstalldirs

COPYING.LESSER ansi2knr.c elisp-comp py-compile

COPYING.LIB compile install-sh stamp-vti

ChangeLog config.guess texinfo.tex

INSTALL ylwrap


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 automake is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and automake programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info automake

should give you access to the complete manual.

automake 1.11.1 December 2009 AUTOMAKE(1)