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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/manual/
 
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
 
 
[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
 
 
[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
 
 
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|Related projects=gnustandards,autoconf,autoconf-archive,automake,Buildtool,FireMake,libtool,make,pkg-config,PMK,rpsl,gcal,m4
 
|Related projects=gnustandards,autoconf,autoconf-archive,automake,Buildtool,FireMake,libtool,make,pkg-config,PMK,rpsl,gcal,m4
 
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|Last review by=Genium
 
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|License copyright=Copyright (C) 1992-1994, 1998, 2000-2017, 2020-2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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|License note=Additionally, Autoconf includes a [https://www.gnu.org/licenses/autoconf-exception-3.0.html licensing exception] in some of its source files. See also https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/autoconf.git/tree/README
 
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Latest revision as of 22:57, 29 January 2021


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Autoconf

https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/
Produce shell scripts which automatically configure source code.

Extensible 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.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Genium

Verified on

29 January 2021

Notes

Additionally, Autoconf includes a licensing exception in some of its source files. See also https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/autoconf.git/tree/README




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Zack Weinberg Contributor
Paul Eggert Maintainer
Eric Blake Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
GitVCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/autoconf.git
FTPDownloadhttps://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-autoconf/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/autoconf-prs/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/autoconf/
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
WikidataGeneralhttps://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1336937
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/autoconf-commit/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/autoconf-patches/
HistoryVCS Repository Webviewhttps://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/autoconf/
DebianDeveloperhttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/autoconf
SavannahDeveloperhttps://savannah.gnu.org/projects/autoconf/
FTPDownloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/autoconf/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/autoconf-maintainers/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/commit-autoconf/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitePerl
Source requirementGNU M4 1.4.6 (1.4.13 recommended)




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