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NAME

automake - manual page for automake 1.15.1

SYNOPSIS

automake-1.15 [ 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only update Makefile.in's that are out of date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:

--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
set directory storing library files
--print-libdir
print 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.rpath ltconfig
ABOUT-NLS
NEWS config.sub ltmain.sh
AUTHORS
README depcomp mdate-sh
BACKLOG
THANKS install-sh missing
COPYING
TODO libversion.in mkinstalldirs
COPYING.DOC
ar-lib ltcf-c.sh py-compile
COPYING.LESSER
compile ltcf-cxx.sh texinfo.tex
COPYING.LIB
config.guess ltcf-gcj.sh ylwrap
ChangeLog

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

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 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 2017 automake 1.15.1