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NAME
       autoconf - Generate configuration scripts

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

DESCRIPTION
       Generate a configuration script from a TEMPLATE-FILE if given, or 'con-
       figure.ac' if present, or else 'configure.in'.  Output is sent  to  the
       standard output if TEMPLATE-FILE is given, else into 'configure'.

   Operation modes:
       -h, --help
	      print this help, then exit

       -V, --version
	      print version number, then exit

       -v, --verbose
	      verbosely report processing

       -d, --debug
	      don't remove temporary files

       -f, --force
	      consider all files obsolete

       -o, --output=FILE
	      save output in FILE (stdout is the default)

       -W, --warnings=CATEGORY
	      report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [syntax]

   Warning categories include:
       'cross'
	      cross compilation issues

       'obsolete'
	      obsolete constructs

       'syntax'
	      dubious syntactic constructs

       'all'  all the warnings

       'no-CATEGORY'
	      turn off the warnings on CATEGORY

       'none' turn off all the warnings

       'error'
	      warnings are error

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

   Library directories:
       -B, --prepend-include=DIR
	      prepend directory DIR to search path

       -I, --include=DIR
	      append directory DIR to search path

   Tracing:
       -t, --trace=MACRO[:FORMAT]
	      report the list of calls to MACRO

       -i, --initialization
	      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.

AUTHOR
       Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to .

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.   License  GPLv2+:  GNU
       GPL     version	   2	 or	later	 
       This is free software: you are free  to	change	and  redistribute  it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

SEE ALSO
       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.



GNU Autoconf 2.63		September 2008			   AUTOCONF(1)