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autoconf2.59(1)

autoconf 2.59
November 2003

autoconf2.59

automatic configure script builder (obsolete version)

NAME

autoconf - Generate configuration scripts

SYNOPSIS

autoconf [OPTION] ... [TEMPLATE-FILE]

DESCRIPTION

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 [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 <>.

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.
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