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autoheader 2.59
November 2003


automatic configure script builder (obsolete version)


autoheader - Create a template header for configure


autoheader [OPTION] ... [TEMPLATE-FILE]


Create a template file of C ‘#define’ statements for ‘configure’ to use. To this end, scan TEMPLATE-FILE, or ‘’ if present, or else ‘’.
-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
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

Warning categories include:

cross compilation issues
‘gnu’ GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)
obsolete features or constructions
user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables
portability issues
dubious syntactic constructs (default)
unsupported or incomplete features (default)
‘all’ all the warnings
turn off warnings in CATEGORY
‘none’ turn off all the warnings
treat warnings as errors

Library directories:

-B, --prepend-include=DIR
prepend directory DIR to search path
-I, --include=DIR
append directory DIR to search path


Written by Roland McGrath and Akim Demaille.


Report bugs to <>.


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.


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 autoheader is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and autoheader programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info autoheader
should give you access to the complete manual.
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