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automake - manual page for automake 1.16.5

automake-1.16 [OPTION]... [Makefile]...

Generate Makefile.in for configure from Makefile.am.

print this help, then exit
print version number, then exit
verbosely list files processed
only update Makefile.in's that are out of date
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

disable dependency tracking code
enable dependency tracking code

set strictness to foreign
set strictness to gnits
--gnu
set strictness to gnu

add missing standard files to package
set directory storing library files
print directory storing library files
with -a, copy missing files (default is symlink)
force update of standard files

cross compilation issues
GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)
obsolete features or constructions (default)
user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables
portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)
portability-recursive
nested Make variables (default with -Wportability)
extra portability issues related to obscure tools
dubious syntactic constructs (default)
unsupported or incomplete features (default)
all the warnings
turn off warnings in CATEGORY
turn off all the warnings
treat warnings as errors

TODO install-sh mdate-sh
ar-lib libversion.in missing
compile ltcf-c.sh mkinstalldirs
config.guess ltcf-cxx.sh py-compile
config.rpath ltcf-gcj.sh texinfo.tex
config.sub ltconfig ylwrap
depcomp ltmain.sh

INSTALL[.md] README[.md] THANKS[.md]
NEWS[.md]

config.h.bot configure configure.in
config.h.top configure.ac stamp-vti
aclocal.m4

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/.
General help using GNU software: https://www.gnu.org/gethelp/.

Copyright © 2021 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 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.

October 2021 GNU automake 1.16.5