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Mostly text updates in Chapter 8.
There are a couple of minor command changes.

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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>There are a couple of tests that incorrectly link to the
57 wrong version of the flex library, so we temporarily work around
58 the problem. Also, using the -j4 make option speeds up the tests, even on
59 systems with only one processor, due to internal delays in individual
60 tests. To test the results, issue:</para>
61 -->
62
63 <para> Using the -j4 make option speeds up the tests, even on systems with
64 only one processor, due to internal delays in individual tests. To test
65 the results, issue:</para>
66
67 <!--<screen><userinput remap="test">sed -i "s:./configure:LEXLIB=/usr/lib/libfl.a &amp;:" t/lex-{clean,depend}-cxx.sh
68 make -j4 check</userinput></screen>-->
69
70<screen><userinput remap="test">make -j4 check</userinput></screen>
71
72
73 <para>One test is known to fail in the LFS environment:
74 tags-lisp-space.sh.</para>
75
76 <para>Install the package:</para>
77
78<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
79
80 </sect2>
81
82
83 <sect2 id="contents-automake" role="content">
84 <title>Contents of Automake</title>
85
86 <segmentedlist>
87 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
88 <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
89
90 <seglistitem>
91 <seg>aclocal, aclocal-&am-minor-version; (hard linked with aclocal), automake, and
92 automake-&am-minor-version; (hard linked with automake) </seg>
93 <seg>/usr/share/aclocal-&am-minor-version;, /usr/share/automake-&am-minor-version;, and
94 /usr/share/doc/automake-&automake-version;</seg>
95 </seglistitem>
96 </segmentedlist>
97
98 <variablelist>
99 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
100 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
101 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
102
103 <varlistentry id="aclocal">
104 <term><command>aclocal</command></term>
105 <listitem>
106 <para>Generates <filename>aclocal.m4</filename> files based on the
107 contents of <filename>configure.in</filename> files</para>
108 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocal">
109 <primary sortas="b-aclocal">aclocal</primary>
110 </indexterm>
111 </listitem>
112 </varlistentry>
113
114 <varlistentry id="aclocalversion">
115 <term><command>aclocal-&am-minor-version;</command></term>
116 <listitem>
117 <para>A hard link to <command>aclocal</command></para>
118 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocalversion">
119 <primary sortas="b-aclocal-&am-minor-version;">aclocal-&am-minor-version;</primary>
120 </indexterm>
121 </listitem>
122 </varlistentry>
123
124 <varlistentry id="automake">
125 <term><command>automake</command></term>
126 <listitem>
127 <para>A tool for automatically generating
128 <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files from
129 <filename>Makefile.am</filename> files [To create all the
130 <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files for a package, run this program
131 in the top-level directory. By scanning the
132 <filename>configure.in</filename> file, it automatically finds each
133 appropriate <filename>Makefile.am</filename> file and generates the
134 corresponding <filename>Makefile.in</filename> file.]</para>
135 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake">
136 <primary sortas="b-automake">automake</primary>
137 </indexterm>
138 </listitem>
139 </varlistentry>
140
141 <varlistentry id="automake-version">
142 <term><command>automake-&am-minor-version;</command></term>
143 <listitem>
144 <para>A hard link to <command>automake</command></para>
145 <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake-version">
146 <primary sortas="b-automake-&am-minor-version;">automake-&am-minor-version;</primary>
147 </indexterm>
148 </listitem>
149 </varlistentry>
150
151 </variablelist>
152
153 </sect2>
154
155</sect1>
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