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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
      `configure.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




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      `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 <bug-autoconf@gnu.org>.
      GNU Autoconf home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/>.
      General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>.

 COPYRIGHT
      Copyright c 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License
      GPLv3+/Autoconf: GNU GPL version 3 or later
      <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>,
      <http://gnu.org/licenses/exceptions.html>
      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




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           info autoconf

      should give you access to the complete manual.

















































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