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AUTOCONF(1)                      User Commands                     AUTOCONF(1)


autoconf - Generate configuration scripts


autoconf2.71 [OPTION]... [TEMPLATE-FILE]


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 Warning categories include: cross cross compilation issues gnu GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes) obsolete obsolete features or constructions (default) override user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables portability portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes) portability-recursive nested Make variables (default with -Wportability) extra-portability extra portability issues related to obscure tools 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 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 Autoconf's initialization process In tracing mode, no configuration script is created. FORMAT defaults to '$f:$l:$n:$%'; see 'autom4te --help' for information about FORMAT.


Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.


Report bugs to <bug-autoconf@gnu.org>. GNU Autoconf home page: <https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/>. General help using GNU software: <https://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>.


Copyright (C) 2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+/Autoconf: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>, <https://gnu.org/licenses/exceptions.html> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


autoconf2.71(1), automake(1), autoreconf2.71(1), autoupdate2.71(1), autoheader2.71(1), autoscan2.71(1), ifnames2.71(1), libtool(1). The full documentation for autoconf2.71 is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and autoconf2.71 programs are properly installed at your site, the command info autoconf2.71 should give you access to the complete manual. GNU Autoconf 2.71 January 2021 AUTOCONF(1)

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