autoreconf(1)



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NAME
       autoreconf - Update generated configuration files

SYNOPSIS
       autoreconf [OPTION]... [DIRECTORY]...

DESCRIPTION
       Run  `autoconf'  (and  `autoheader', `aclocal', `automake', `autopoint'
       (formerly `gettextize'), and `libtoolize' where appropriate) repeatedly
       to remake the GNU Build System files in specified DIRECTORIES and their
       subdirectories (defaulting to `.').

       By default, it only remakes those  files  that  are  older  than  their
       sources.   If you install new versions of the GNU Build System, you can
       make `autoreconf' remake all of the files by giving  it  the  `--force'
       option.

   Operation modes:
       -h, --help
              print this help, then exit

       -V, --version
              print version number, then exit

       -v, --verbose
              verbosely report processing

       -d, --debug
              don't remove temporary files

       -f, --force
              consider all files obsolete

       -i, --install
              copy missing auxiliary files

       --no-recursive
              don't rebuild sub-packages

       -s, --symlink
              with -i, install symbolic links instead of copies

       -m, --make
              when applicable, re-run ./configure && make

       -W, --warnings=CATEGORY
              report the warnings falling in CATEGORY [syntax]

   Warning categories include:
       `cross'
              cross compilation issues

       `gnu'  GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)

       `obsolete'
              obsolete features or constructions

       `override'
              user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables

       `portability'
              portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)

       `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

       The  environment  variable  `WARNINGS' is honored.  Some subtools might
       support other warning types, using `all' is encouraged.

   Library directories:
       -B, --prepend-include=DIR
              prepend directory DIR to search path

       -I, --include=DIR
              append directory DIR to search path

       The environment variables  AUTOM4TE,  AUTOCONF,  AUTOHEADER,  AUTOMAKE,
       ACLOCAL, AUTOPOINT, LIBTOOLIZE, M4, and MAKE are honored.

AUTHOR
       Written by David J. MacKenzie and Akim Demaille.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report bugs to <bug-autoconf@gnu.org>.
       GNU Autoconf home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/>.
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>.

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  License GPLv3+/Auto-
       conf: GNU GPL version 3  or  later  <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>,
       <http://gnu.org/licenses/exceptions.html>
       This  is  free  software:  you  are free to change and redistribute it.
       There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

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

       The  full  documentation for autoreconf is maintained as a Texinfo man-
       ual.  If the info and autoreconf programs  are  properly  installed  at
       your site, the command

              info autoreconf

       should give you access to the complete manual.

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