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NAME

       autoreconf - Update generated configuration files


SYNOPSIS

       autoreconf [OPTION] ... [DIRECTORY] ...


DESCRIPTION

       Run  `autoconf'  (and  `autoheader', `aclocal', `automake', `autopoint'
       (formerly `gettextize'), and `glibtoolize' where  appropriate)  repeat-
       edly  to remake the GNU Build System files in specified DIRECTORIES and
       their subdirectories (defaulting to `.').

       By default, it only remakes those  files  that  are  older  than  their
       sources.   If you install new versions of the GNU Build System, you can
       make `autoreconf' remake all of the files by giving  it  the  `--force'
       option.

   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

       -i, --install
              copy missing auxiliary files

       --no-recursive
              don't rebuild sub-packages

       -s, --symlink
              with -i, install symbolic links instead of copies

       -m, --make
              when applicable, re-run ./configure && make

       -W, --warnings=CATEGORY
              report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [syntax]

   Warning categories include:
       `cross'
              cross compilation issues

       `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)

       `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

       The  environment  variable  `WARNINGS' is honored.  Some subtools might
       support other warning types, using `all' is encouraged.

   Library directories:
       -B, --prepend-include=DIR
              prepend directory DIR to search path

       -I, --include=DIR
              append directory DIR to search path

       The environment  variables  AUTOCONF,  AUTOHEADER,  AUTOMAKE,  ACLOCAL,
       AUTOPOINT, LIBTOOLIZE, M4 are honored.


AUTHOR

       Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.


REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to <bug-autoconf@gnu.org>.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
       This  is  free  software.   You may redistribute copies of it under the
       terms      of      the      GNU      General       Public       License
       <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.   There  is NO WARRANTY, to the
       extent permitted by law.


SEE ALSO

       autoreconf(1), autoupdate(1),  autoheader(1),
       autoscan(1), config.guess(1), config.sub(1), ifnames(1), glibtool(1).

       The  full  documentation for autoreconf is maintained as a Texinfo man-
       ual.  If the info and autoreconf programs  are  properly  installed  at
       your site, the command

               info autoreconf

       should give you access to the complete manual.



autoreconf 2.61                  November 2006                   autoreconf(1)

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