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automake - manual page for automake 1.16.4

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

Generate Makefile.in for configure from Makefile.am.

--help
print this help, then exit
--version
print version number, then exit
-v, --verbose
verbosely list files processed
--no-force
only update Makefile.in's that are out of date
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

-i, --ignore-deps
disable dependency tracking code
--include-deps
enable dependency tracking code

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

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

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

ABOUT-GNU
TODO install-sh mdate-sh
ABOUT-NLS
ar-lib libversion.in missing
BACKLOG
compile ltcf-c.sh mkinstalldirs
COPYING
config.guess ltcf-cxx.sh py-compile
COPYING.DOC
config.rpath ltcf-gcj.sh texinfo.tex
COPYING.LESSER
config.sub ltconfig ylwrap
COPYING.LIB
depcomp ltmain.sh

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

README-alpha[.md]
config.h.bot configure configure.in
acconfig.h
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.

July 2021 automake 1.16.4