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automake - manual page for automake 1.11.6

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NAME

automake - manual page for automake 1.11.6

SYNOPSIS

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

DESCRIPTION

Generate Makefile.in for configure from Makefile.am.

Operation modes:

--help
print this help, then exit
--version
print version number, then exit
-v, --verbose
verbosely list files processed
--no-force
only update Makefile.in's that are out of date
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

Dependency tracking:

-i, --ignore-deps
disable dependency tracking code
--include-deps
enable dependency tracking code

Flavors:

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

Library files:

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

Warning categories include:

`gnu'
GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)
`obsolete'
obsolete features or constructions
`override'
user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables
`portability'
portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)
`extra-portability'
extra portability issues related to obscure tools
`syntax'
dubious syntactic constructs (default)
`unsupported'
unsupported or incomplete features (default)
`all'
all the warnings
`no-CATEGORY'
turn off warnings in CATEGORY
`none'
turn off all the warnings
`error'
treat warnings as errors

Files automatically distributed if found (always):

ABOUT-GNU
INSTALL config.guess ltcf-gcj.sh
ABOUT-NLS
NEWS config.rpath ltconfig
AUTHORS
README config.sub ltmain.sh
BACKLOG
THANKS depcomp mdate-sh
COPYING
TODO elisp-comp missing
COPYING.DOC
ansi2knr.1 install-sh mkinstalldirs
COPYING.LESSER
ansi2knr.c libversion.in py-compile
COPYING.LIB
ar-lib ltcf-c.sh texinfo.tex
ChangeLog
compile ltcf-cxx.sh ylwrap

Files automatically distributed if found (under certain conditions):

acconfig.h
config.h.bot configure configure.in
aclocal.m4
config.h.top configure.ac stamp-vti

AUTHOR

Written by Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com>
and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <adl@gnu.org>.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <bug-automake@gnu.org>.
 
GNU Automake home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/automake/>.
 
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>. Copyright © 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.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

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