Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
autoconf [options] [template_file]
Generate a configuration script from m4 macros defined in template_file, if given, or in a configure.ac or configure.in file in the current working directory. The generated script is almost invariably called configure.
Don't remove temporary files.
Replace files generated previously by autoconf.
Print help message, then exit.
When tracing calls with the -t option, report calls made during initialization.
Save output to file.
Report the list of calls to macro.
Verbosely print information about the progress of autoconf.
Prepend directory dir to the search path.
Append directory dir to the search path.
Print version number, then exit.
Print any warnings related to category. Accepted categories are:
Turn off warnings for category.
Turn off all warnings.
Treat warnings as errors.