C.1 aclocal

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C.1 aclocal

The aclocal program creates the file `aclocal.m4' by combining stock installed macros, user defined macros and the contents of `acinclude.m4' to define all of the macros required by `configure.in' in a single file. aclocal was created as a fix for some missing functionality in Autoconf, and as such we consider it a wart. In due course aclocal itself will disappear, and Autoconf will perform the same function unaided.

 
 user input files   optional input     process          output files ================   ==============     =======          ============                     acinclude.m4 - - - - -.                                           V                                       .-------, configure.in ------------------------>aclocal                  {user macro files} ->       ------> aclocal.m4                                       `-------' 

This document was generated by Gary V. Vaughan on May, 24 2001 using texi2html


GNU Autoconf, Automake and Libtool
GNU Autoconf, Automake, and Libtool
ISBN: 1578701902
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 290

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