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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-automake" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="automake.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>automake</productname>
13 <productnumber>&automake-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&automake-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Automake-&automake-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake">
20 <primary sortas="a-Automake">Automake</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Automake package contains programs for generating Makefiles for use
27 with Autoconf.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&automake-fin-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&automake-fin-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of Automake</title>
43
44 <para>Fix a failing test:</para>
45
46<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i "s/''/etags/" t/tags-lisp-space.sh</userinput></screen>
47
48 <para>Prepare Automake for compilation:</para>
49
50<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr --docdir=/usr/share/doc/automake-&automake-version;</userinput></screen>
51
52 <para>Compile the package:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
55
56 <para> Using the -j4 make option speeds up the tests, even on systems with
57 only one processor, due to internal delays in individual tests. To test
58 the results, issue:</para>
59
60<screen><userinput remap="test">make -j4 check</userinput></screen>
61
62 <para>Install the package:</para>
63
64<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
65
66 </sect2>
67
68
69 <sect2 id="contents-automake" role="content">
70 <title>Contents of Automake</title>
71
72 <segmentedlist>
73 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
74 <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
75
76 <seglistitem>
77 <seg>aclocal, aclocal-&am-minor-version; (hard linked with aclocal), automake, and
78 automake-&am-minor-version; (hard linked with automake) </seg>
79 <seg>/usr/share/aclocal-&am-minor-version;, /usr/share/automake-&am-minor-version;, and
80 /usr/share/doc/automake-&automake-version;</seg>
81 </seglistitem>
82 </segmentedlist>
83
84 <variablelist>
85 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
86 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
87 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
88
89 <varlistentry id="aclocal">
90 <term><command>aclocal</command></term>
91 <listitem>
92 <para>Generates <filename>aclocal.m4</filename> files based on the
93 contents of <filename>configure.in</filename> files</para>
94 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocal">
95 <primary sortas="b-aclocal">aclocal</primary>
96 </indexterm>
97 </listitem>
98 </varlistentry>
99
100 <varlistentry id="aclocalversion">
101 <term><command>aclocal-&am-minor-version;</command></term>
102 <listitem>
103 <para>A hard link to <command>aclocal</command></para>
104 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocalversion">
105 <primary sortas="b-aclocal-&am-minor-version;">aclocal-&am-minor-version;</primary>
106 </indexterm>
107 </listitem>
108 </varlistentry>
109
110 <varlistentry id="automake">
111 <term><command>automake</command></term>
112 <listitem>
113 <para>A tool for automatically generating
114 <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files from
115 <filename>Makefile.am</filename> files [To create all the
116 <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files for a package, run this program
117 in the top-level directory. By scanning the
118 <filename>configure.in</filename> file, it automatically finds each
119 appropriate <filename>Makefile.am</filename> file and generates the
120 corresponding <filename>Makefile.in</filename> file.]</para>
121 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake">
122 <primary sortas="b-automake">automake</primary>
123 </indexterm>
124 </listitem>
125 </varlistentry>
126
127 <varlistentry id="automake-version">
128 <term><command>automake-&am-minor-version;</command></term>
129 <listitem>
130 <para>A hard link to <command>automake</command></para>
131 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake-version">
132 <primary sortas="b-automake-&am-minor-version;">automake-&am-minor-version;</primary>
133 </indexterm>
134 </listitem>
135 </varlistentry>
136
137 </variablelist>
138
139 </sect2>
140
141</sect1>
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