autoscan - Man Page

Generate a preliminary


autoscan [OPTION]... [SRCDIR]


Examine source files in the directory tree rooted at SRCDIR, or the current directory if none is given.  Search the source files for common portability problems, check for incompleteness of '', and create a file 'configure.scan' which is a preliminary '' for that package.

-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

Library directories

-B,  --prepend-include=DIR

prepend directory DIR to search path

-I,  --include=DIR

append directory DIR to search path


Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

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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 autoscan is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and autoscan programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info autoscan

should give you access to the complete manual.

Referenced By

autoconf(1), autoheader(1), autom4te(1), autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1), ifnames(1).

January 2021 GNU Autoconf 2.71