autoupdate - Update a to a newer Autoconf

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

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

print this help, then exit
print version number, then exit
verbosely report processing
don't remove temporary files
consider all files obsolete

prepend directory DIR to search path
append directory DIR to search path

Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

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This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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

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December 2023 GNU Autoconf 2.72