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autoupdate - Update a configure.in to a newer Autoconf

AUTOUPDATE(1) User Commands AUTOUPDATE(1)

NAME

autoupdate - Update a configure.in to a newer Autoconf

SYNOPSIS

autoupdate [ OPTION] ... [TEMPLATE-FILE...]

DESCRIPTION

Update the TEMPLATE-FILE... if given, or `configure.ac' if present, or else `configure.in', to the syntax of the current version of Autoconf. The original files are backed up.

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

Library directories:

-A, --autoconf-dir=ACDIR
Autoconf's macro files location (rarely needed)
-l, --localdir=DIR
location of `aclocal.m4'

Environment variables:

M4
GNU M4 1.4 or above
AUTOCONF
autoconf 2.52.20170501

AUTHOR

Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

REPORTING BUGS

Report bugs to <dickey@invisible-island.net>. Copyright 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
 
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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 autoupdate is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and autoupdate programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info autoupdate
should give you access to the complete manual.
October 2012 autoupdate 2.52.20170501