automake-1.15 man page

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only update Makefile.in's that are out of date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/>.

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.

Referenced By

autoconf(1), autoheader(1), autom4te(1), autoreconf(1), autoscan(1), autoupdate(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), daemon(7), dbus-run-session(1), ifnames(1), mate-autogen(1), root-config(1), suffixes(7).

The man page automake(1) is an alias of automake-1.15(1).

August 2017 automake 1.15.1 User Commands