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automake - manual page for automake 1.11.6

automake [OPTION] ... [Makefile]...

Generate for configure from

print this help, then exit
print version number, then exit
verbosely list files processed
only update's that are out of date
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

disable dependency tracking code
enable dependency tracking code

assume program is part of Cygnus-style tree
set strictness to foreign
set strictness to gnits
set strictness to gnu

add missing standard files to package
directory storing library files
with -a, copy missing files (default is symlink)
force update of standard files

GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)
obsolete features or constructions
user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables
portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)
extra portability issues related to obscure tools
dubious syntactic constructs (default)
unsupported or incomplete features (default)
all the warnings
turn off warnings in CATEGORY
turn off all the warnings
treat warnings as errors

INSTALL config.guess
NEWS config.rpath ltconfig
README config.sub
THANKS depcomp mdate-sh
TODO elisp-comp missing
ansi2knr.1 install-sh mkinstalldirs
ansi2knr.c py-compile
ar-lib texinfo.tex
compile ylwrap configure stamp-vti

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and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <>.

Report bugs to <>.
GNU Automake home page: <>.
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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.

July 2012 automake 1.11.6