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ACLOCAL(1) User Commands ACLOCAL(1)

NAME

aclocal - manual page for aclocal 1.15.1

SYNOPSIS

aclocal [ OPTION]...

DESCRIPTION

Generate 'aclocal.m4' by scanning 'configure.ac' or 'configure.in'

OPTIONS

--automake-acdir=DIR
directory holding automake-provided m4 files
--system-acdir=DIR
directory holding third-party system-wide files
--diff[=COMMAND]
run COMMAND [diff -u] on M4 files that would be changed (implies --install and --dry-run)
--dry-run
pretend to, but do not actually update any file
--force
always update output file
--help
print this help, then exit
-I DIR
add directory to search list for .m4 files
--install
copy third-party files to the first -I directory
--output=FILE
put output in FILE (default aclocal.m4)
--print-ac-dir
print name of directory holding system-wide third-party m4 files, then exit
--verbose
don't be silent
--version
print version number, then exit
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

Warning categories include:

syntax
dubious syntactic constructs (default)
unsupported
unknown macros (default)
all
all the warnings (default)
no-CATEGORY
turn off warnings in CATEGORY
none
turn off all the warnings
error
treat warnings as errors

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

Copyright © 2017 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 aclocal is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and aclocal programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info aclocal
should give you access to the complete manual.
July 2017 aclocal 1.15.1