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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-autoconf" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="autoconf.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>autoconf</productname>
13 <productnumber>&autoconf-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&autoconf-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Autoconf-&autoconf-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf">
20 <primary sortas="a-Autoconf">Autoconf</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Autoconf package contains programs for producing shell scripts that
27 can automatically configure source code.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&autoconf-ch6-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&autoconf-ch6-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of Autoconf</title>
43
44 <para>Prepare Autoconf for compilation:</para>
45
46<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
47
48 <para>Compile the package:</para>
49
50<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
51
52 <para>To test the results, issue:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
55
56 <para>This takes a long time, about &autoconf-ch6-sbu; SBUs. In addition,
57 several steps are skipped that use Automake. For full test coverage,
58 Autoconf can be re-tested after Automake has been installed. In addition,
59 two tests fail due to changes in libtool-2.4.3 and later.</para>
60
61 <para>Install the package:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
64
65 </sect2>
66
67 <sect2 id="contents-autoconf" role="content">
68 <title>Contents of Autoconf</title>
69
70 <segmentedlist>
71 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
72 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
73
74 <seglistitem>
75 <seg>autoconf, autoheader, autom4te, autoreconf, autoscan, autoupdate,
76 and ifnames</seg>
77 <seg>/usr/share/autoconf</seg>
78 </seglistitem>
79 </segmentedlist>
80
81 <variablelist>
82 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
83 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
84 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
85
86 <varlistentry id="autoconf">
87 <term><command>autoconf</command></term>
88 <listitem>
89 <para>Produces shell scripts that automatically configure software
90 source code packages to adapt to many kinds of Unix-like systems;
91 the configuration scripts it produces are independent&mdash;running
92 them does not require the <command>autoconf</command> program</para>
93 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf autoconf">
94 <primary sortas="b-autoconf">autoconf</primary>
95 </indexterm>
96 </listitem>
97 </varlistentry>
98
99 <varlistentry id="autoheader">
100 <term><command>autoheader</command> </term>
101 <listitem>
102 <para>A tool for creating template files of C
103 <emphasis>#define</emphasis> statements for configure to use</para>
104 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf autoheader">
105 <primary sortas="b-autoheader">autoheader</primary>
106 </indexterm>
107 </listitem>
108 </varlistentry>
109
110 <varlistentry id="autom4te">
111 <term><command>autom4te</command></term>
112 <listitem>
113 <para>A wrapper for the M4 macro processor</para>
114 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf autom4te">
115 <primary sortas="b-autom4te">autom4te</primary>
116 </indexterm>
117 </listitem>
118 </varlistentry>
119
120 <varlistentry id="autoreconf">
121 <term><command>autoreconf</command></term>
122 <listitem>
123 <para>Automatically runs <command>autoconf</command>,
124 <command>autoheader</command>, <command>aclocal</command>,
125 <command>automake</command>, <command>gettextize</command>, and
126 <command>libtoolize</command> in the correct order to save time
127 when changes are made to <command>autoconf</command> and
128 <command>automake</command> template files</para>
129 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf autoreconf">
130 <primary sortas="b-autoreconf">autoreconf</primary>
131 </indexterm>
132 </listitem>
133 </varlistentry>
134
135 <varlistentry id="autoscan">
136 <term><command>autoscan</command> </term>
137 <listitem>
138 <para>Helps to create a <filename>configure.in</filename> file for a
139 software package; it examines the source files in a directory tree,
140 searching them for common portability issues, and creates a
141 <filename>configure.scan</filename> file that serves as as a
142 preliminary <filename>configure.in</filename> file for the
143 package</para>
144 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf autoscan">
145 <primary sortas="b-autoscan">autoscan</primary>
146 </indexterm>
147 </listitem>
148 </varlistentry>
149
150 <varlistentry id="autoupdate">
151 <term><command>autoupdate</command></term>
152 <listitem>
153 <para>Modifies a <filename>configure.in</filename> file that still
154 calls <command>autoconf</command> macros by their old names to use the
155 current macro names</para>
156 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf autoupdate">
157 <primary sortas="b-autoupdate">autoupdate</primary>
158 </indexterm>
159 </listitem>
160 </varlistentry>
161
162 <varlistentry id="ifnames">
163 <term><command>ifnames</command> </term>
164 <listitem>
165 <para>Helps when writing <filename>configure.in</filename> files
166 for a software package; it prints the identifiers that the package
167 uses in C preprocessor conditionals [If a package has already been set
168 up to have some portability, this program can help determine what
169 <command>configure</command> needs to check for. It can also fill in
170 gaps in a <filename>configure.in</filename> file generated by
171 <command>autoscan</command>.]</para>
172 <indexterm zone="ch-system-autoconf ifnames">
173 <primary sortas="b-ifnames">ifnames</primary>
174 </indexterm>
175 </listitem>
176 </varlistentry>
177
178 </variablelist>
179
180 </sect2>
181
182</sect1>
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