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Name

autoconf

Synopsis

                  autoconf [options] [template_file]

Generate a configuration script from m4 macros defined in template_file, if given, or in a configue.ac or configure.in file in the current working directory. The generated script is almost invariably called configure .

Options

-d, --debug

Don’t remove temporary files.

-f, --force

Replace files generated previously by autoconf.

-h, --help

Print help message, then exit.

-i, --initialization

When tracing calls with the -t option, report calls made during initialization.

-o file, --output= file

Save output to file.

-t macro, --trace= macro

Report the list of calls to macro.

-v, --verbose

Verbosely print information about the progress of autoconf.

-I dir, --include= dir

Search in directory dir for input files.

-V, --version

Print version number, then exit.

-W category, --warnings= category

Print any warnings related to category. Accepted categories are:

cross

Cross compilation.

obsolete

Obsolete constructs.

syntax

Questionable syntax.

all

All warnings.

no- category

Turn off warnings for category.

none

Turn off all warnings.

error

Treat warnings as errors.

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