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aclocal - manual page for aclocal 1.16.3

aclocal [OPTION]...

Generate 'aclocal.m4' by scanning 'configure.ac' or 'configure.in'

--automake-acdir=DIR
directory holding automake-provided m4 files
--system-acdir=DIR
directory holding third-party system-wide files
--diff[=COMMAND]
run COMMAND [diff -u] on M4 files that would be changed (implies --install and --dry-run)
--dry-run
pretend to, but do not actually update any file
--force
always update output file
--help
print this help, then exit
-I DIR
add directory to search list for .m4 files
--install
copy third-party files to the first -I directory
--output=FILE
put output in FILE (default aclocal.m4)
--print-ac-dir
print name of directory holding system-wide third-party m4 files, then exit
--verbose
don't be silent
--version
print version number, then exit
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

cross
cross compilation issues
gnu
GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)
obsolete
obsolete features or constructions (default)
override
user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables
portability
portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)
portability-recursive
nested Make variables (default with -Wportability)
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

Written by Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com>
and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <adl@gnu.org>.

Report bugs to <bug-automake@gnu.org>.
GNU Automake home page: https://www.gnu.org/software/automake/.
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Copyright © 2020 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later https://gnu.org/licenses/gpl-2.0.html
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

The full documentation for aclocal is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and aclocal programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info aclocal

should give you access to the complete manual.

November 2020 aclocal 1.16.3