autoconf



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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 ‘con-
       figure.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 variable ‘WARNINGS’ is 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 © 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
       NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.


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.



autoconf 2.59                    November 2003                     AUTOCONF(1)

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