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Manual page for automake 1.15.

March 2016
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NAME automake - manual page for automake 1.15
SYNOPSIS automake-1.15 [OPTION]... [Makefile]...
DESCRIPTION Generate for configure from Operation modes: --help print this help, then exit --version print version number, then exit -v, --verbose verbosely list files processed --no-force only update's that are out of date -W, --warnings=CATEGORY report the warnings falling in CATEGORY Dependency tracking: -i, --ignore-deps disable dependency tracking code --include-deps enable dependency tracking code Flavors: --foreign set strictness to foreign --gnits set strictness to gnits --gnu set strictness to gnu Library files: -a, --add-missing add missing standard files to package --libdir=DIR set directory storing library files --print-libdir print directory storing library files -c, --copy with -a, copy missing files (default is symlink) -f, --force-missing force update of standard files Warning categories include: gnu GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes) obsolete obsolete features or constructions override user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables portability portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes) 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 error treat warnings as errors Files automatically distributed if found (always): ABOUT-GNU INSTALL config.rpath ltconfig ABOUT-NLS NEWS config.sub AUTHORS README depcomp mdate-sh BACKLOG THANKS install-sh missing COPYING TODO mkinstalldirs COPYING.DOC ar-lib py-compile COPYING.LESSER compile texinfo.tex COPYING.LIB config.guess ylwrap ChangeLog Files automatically distributed if found (under certain conditions): acconfig.h configure aclocal.m4 stamp-vti
AUTHOR Written by Tom Tromey <> and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <>.
REPORTING BUGS Report bugs to <>. GNU Automake home page: <>. General help using GNU software: <>.
SEE ALSO The full documentation for automake is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and automake programs are properly installed at your site, the command info automake should give you access to the complete manual.
automake 1.15 March 2016 AUTOMAKE(1)