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GNU M4

https://www.gnu.org/software/m4/
Macro processor

M4 is an implementation of the M4 macro language, which features some extensions over other implementations, some of which are required by GNU Autoconf. It is used as a macro processor, which means it processes text, expanding macros as it encounters them. It also has some built-in functions, for example to run shell commands or to do arithmetic.

Documentation

User reference manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/m4/manual/m4.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:m4

Download

https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/m4/m4-1.4.18.tar.xz

version 1.4.18 (stable)
released on 31 December 2016



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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins31 August 2010
License:GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins31 August 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Gary V. Vaughan Maintainer
Eric Blake Maintainer
See the M4 AUTHORS file for a complete list: Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/m4.git
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/m4
GuixHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/m.html
DeveloperDownloadhttp://ftpmirror.gnu.org/m4/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/m4
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-devel/m4
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-m4@gnu.org
FreeBSDHomepagehttps://www.freshports.org/devel/m4/
HelpE-mailmailto:m4-announce@gnu.org
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/devel/m4
DeveloperE-mailmailto:m4-discuss@gnu.org
EmacsWikiHomepagehttps://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/AutoconfMode
HelpNewsgroupgnu.announce


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.



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