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Generate configuration scripts.

August 2015
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NAME autoconf - Generate configuration scripts
DESCRIPTION Generate a configuration script from a TEMPLATE-FILE if given, or `' if present, or else `'. 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 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.
AUTHOR Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.
REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <>. GNU Autoconf home page: <>. General help using GNU software: <>.
SEE ALSO autoconf(1), automake(1), autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1), autoheader(1), autoscan(1), con‐ fig.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.
GNU Autoconf 2.69 August 2015 AUTOCONF(1)
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