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Autoconf
Computer languages Shell script,Perl,M4  +
Documentation note User manual available in HTML, PDF, Info, ASCII, TeX dvi, PostScript, TeXinfo from http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/manual/autoconf.html
Full description Extensible package of m4 macros that produExtensible package of m4 macros that produce portable shell scripts to automatically configure software source code packages. These scripts can adapt the packages to many kinds of UNIX-like systems with minimal manual user intervention. Autoconf requires GNU M4. You must install GNU M4 1.4.5 or later before configuring Autoconf, so that Autoconf's configure script can find it. The configuration scripts produced by Autoconf are self-contained, so their users do not need to have Autoconf or GNU M4 installed.need to have Autoconf or GNU M4 installed.
GNU package identifier autoconf  +
Homepage URL https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords configuration  + , source code  + , scripts  + , autoconf  + , m4  +
Last review by Genium +
Last review date 29 November 2013  +
License GPLv2orlater + , GPLv2 with exception + , GPLv3orlater with exception +
License verified by Kelly Hopkins  +
License verified date 24 September 2010  +
Name Autoconf  +
Prerequisite description Perl  + , GNU M4 1.4.6 (1.4.13 recommended)  +
Prerequisite kind Required to use  + , Required to build  + , Weak prerequisite  +
Real name Autoconf Committee  + , Eric Blake  + , Karl Berry  +
Related projects Automake + , Buildtool + , FireMake + , Libtool + , Make + , Mfg + , Pkg-config + , PMK + , Rpsl + , Gcal +
Resource URL mailto:autoconf@gnu.org  + , mailto:bug-autoconf@gnu.org  + , http://mail.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-autoconf/  + , http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/autoconf.git  +
Resource audience Developer  + , Bug Tracking  +
Resource kind VCS Repository Webview  + , E-mail  + , Mailing List Info/Archive  +
Revisionid 20,218  +
Revisiontimestamp 26 December 2013 11:30:06  +
Revisionuser User:Genium +
Role Maintainer  + , Developer  +
Short description Produces shell scripts which automatically configure source code  +
Software-development program-build-automation  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use software-development  +
User level intermediate  +
VCS checkout command git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/autoconf.git  +
Version date 24 April 2012  +
Version download https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/autoconf-2.69.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 2.69  +
Version status stable  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 January 2014 04:36:07  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf + , Autoconf +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. autoconf@gnu.org  + , eblake@redhat.com  +
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