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AUTORECONF(1)                                                      User Commands                                                     AUTORECONF(1)

autoreconf - Update generated configuration files SYNOPSIS
Run `autoconf' (and `autoheader', `aclocal', `automake', `autopoint' (formerly `gettextize'), and `libtoolize' where appropriate) repeat- edly to remake the GNU Build System files in specified DIRECTORIES and their subdirectories (defaulting to `.'). By default, it only remakes those files that are older than their sources. If you install new versions of the GNU Build System, you can make `autoreconf' remake all of the files by giving it the `--force' option. 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 -i, --install copy missing auxiliary files --no-recursive don't rebuild sub-packages -s, --symlink with -i, install symbolic links instead of copies -m, --make when applicable, re-run ./configure && make -W, --warnings=CATEGORY report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [syntax] Warning categories include: `cross' cross compilation issues `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) `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 The environment variable `WARNINGS' is honored. Some subtools might support other warning types, using `all' is encouraged. Library directories: -B, --prepend-include=DIR prepend directory DIR to search path -I, --include=DIR append directory DIR to search path The environment variables AUTOM4TE, AUTOCONF, AUTOHEADER, AUTOMAKE, ACLOCAL, AUTOPOINT, LIBTOOLIZE, M4, and MAKE are honored. AUTHOR
Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille. REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <>. GNU Autoconf home page: <>. General help using GNU software: <>. COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+/Autoconf: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>, <> 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 autoreconf is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and autoreconf programs are properly installed at your site, the command info autoreconf should give you access to the complete manual. GNU Autoconf 2.69 August 2017 AUTORECONF(1)
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