Appendix D. Autoconf Macro Reference

This is an alphabetic list of each Autoconf macro used in this book, along with a description of what each does. They are provided for your reference while reading this book. The descriptions are only brief; see the appropriate reference manual for a complete description.

AC_ARG_ENABLE(feature, help-text, [if-given], [if-not-given])This macro allows the maintainer to specify additional package options accepted by 'configure'--for example,'--enable-zlib'. The action shell code may access any arguments to the option in the shell variable enableval. For example, '--enable-buffers=128' would cause 'configure' to set enableval to '128'.
AC_ARG_PROGRAMThis macro places a sed transformation program into the output ...

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