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AUTOCONF(1) User Commands AUTOCONF(1)

autoconf - Generate configuration scripts

autoconf [OPTION]... [TEMPLATE-FILE]

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'.

print this help, then exit
print version number, then exit
verbosely report processing
don't remove temporary files
consider all files obsolete
save output in FILE (stdout is the default)
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [syntax]

cross compilation issues
obsolete constructs
dubious syntactic constructs
all the warnings
turn off the warnings on CATEGORY
turn off all the warnings
warnings are error

The environment variables `M4' and `WARNINGS' are honored.

prepend directory DIR to search path
append directory DIR to search path

report the list of calls to MACRO
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.

Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

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Copyright © 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+/Autoconf: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>, <>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

autoconf(1), automake(1), autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1), autoheader(1), autoscan(1), config.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.

March 2012 GNU Autoconf 2.68b