autoupdate man page

autoupdate — Update a configure.in to a newer Autoconf


autoupdate [OPTION]... [TEMPLATE-FILE]...


Update each TEMPLATE-FILE if given, or `configure.ac' if present, or else `configure.in', to the syntax of the current version of Autoconf. The original files are backed up.

Operation modes

-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
-f, --force
consider all files obsolete

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.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <bug-autoconf@gnu.org>.
GNU Autoconf home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/>.
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>.

See Also

autoconf(1), automake(1), autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1), autoheader(1), autoscan(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), ifnames(1), libtool(1).

Referenced By

autoconf(1), autoheader(1), autom4te(1), autoreconf(1), autoscan(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), ifnames(1).

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GNU Autoconf April 2012