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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  <!ENTITY % patches-entities SYSTEM "../../patches.ent">
6  %general-entities;
7  %patches-entities;
8]>
9
10<sect1 id="ch-system-automake" role="wrap">
11  <?dbhtml filename="automake.html"?>
12
13  <title>Automake-&automake-version;</title>
14
15  <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake">
16    <primary sortas="a-Automake">Automake</primary>
17  </indexterm>
18
19  <sect2 role="package">
20    <title/>
21
22    <para>The Automake package contains programs for generating Makefiles
23    for use with Autoconf.</para>
24
25    <segmentedlist>
26      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
27
28      <seglistitem>
29        <seg>Autoconf, Bash, Coreutils, Diffutils, Grep, M4, Make, Perl,
30        and Sed</seg>
31      </seglistitem>
32    </segmentedlist>
33
34  </sect2>
35
36  <sect2 role="installation">
37    <title>Installation of Automake</title>
38
39    <para os="a">Prepare Automake for compilation:</para>
40
41<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
42
43    <para os="b">Compile the package:</para>
44
45<screen os="c"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
46
47    <para os="d">To test the results, issue:
48    <userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
49
50    <para os="e">Install the package:</para>
51
52<screen os="f"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
53
54  </sect2>
55
56  <sect2 id="contents-automake" role="content">
57    <title>Contents of Automake</title>
58
59    <segmentedlist>
60      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
61
62      <seglistitem>
63        <seg>acinstall, aclocal, aclocal-&automake-version;, automake,
64        automake-&automake-version;, compile, config.guess, config.sub,
65        depcomp, elisp-comp, install-sh, mdate-sh, missing, mkinstalldirs,
66        py-compile, symlink-tree, and ylwrap</seg>
67      </seglistitem>
68    </segmentedlist>
69
70    <variablelist>
71      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
72      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
73      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
74
75      <varlistentry id="acinstall">
76        <term><command>acinstall</command></term>
77        <listitem>
78          <para>A script that installs aclocal-style M4 files</para>
79          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake acinstall">
80            <primary sortas="b-acinstall">acinstall</primary>
81          </indexterm>
82        </listitem>
83      </varlistentry>
84
85      <varlistentry id="aclocal">
86        <term><command>aclocal</command></term>
87        <listitem>
88          <para>Generates <filename>aclocal.m4</filename> files based on the
89          contents of <filename>configure.in</filename> files</para>
90          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocal">
91            <primary sortas="b-aclocal">aclocal</primary>
92          </indexterm>
93        </listitem>
94      </varlistentry>
95
96      <varlistentry id="aclocal-version">
97        <term><command>aclocal-&automake-version;</command></term>
98        <listitem>
99          <para>A hard link to <command>aclocal</command></para>
100          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocal-version">
101            <primary
102            sortas="b-aclocal-&automake-version;">aclocal-&automake-version;</primary>
103          </indexterm>
104        </listitem>
105      </varlistentry>
106
107      <varlistentry id="automake">
108        <term><command>automake</command></term>
109        <listitem>
110          <para>A tool for automatically generating
111          <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files from
112          <filename>Makefile.am</filename> files. To create all the
113          <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files for a package, run this
114          program in the top-level directory. By scanning the
115          <filename>configure.in</filename> file, it automatically finds
116          each appropriate <filename>Makefile.am</filename> file and generates
117          the corresponding <filename>Makefile.in</filename> file</para>
118          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake">
119            <primary sortas="b-automake">automake</primary>
120          </indexterm>
121        </listitem>
122      </varlistentry>
123
124      <varlistentry id="automake-version">
125        <term><command>automake-&automake-version;</command></term>
126        <listitem>
127          <para>A hard link to <command>automake</command></para>
128          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake-version">
129            <primary
130            sortas="b-automake-&automake-version;">automake-&automake-version;</primary>
131          </indexterm>
132        </listitem>
133      </varlistentry>
134
135      <varlistentry id="compile">
136        <term><command>compile</command></term>
137        <listitem>
138          <para>A wrapper for compilers</para>
139          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake compile">
140            <primary sortas="b-compile">compile</primary>
141          </indexterm>
142        </listitem>
143      </varlistentry>
144
145      <varlistentry id="config.guess">
146        <term><command>config.guess</command></term>
147        <listitem>
148          <para>A script that attempts to guess the canonical triplet for
149          the given build, host, or target architecture</para>
150          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake config.guess">
151            <primary sortas="b-config.guess">config.guess</primary>
152          </indexterm>
153        </listitem>
154      </varlistentry>
155
156      <varlistentry id="config.sub">
157        <term><command>config.sub</command></term>
158        <listitem>
159          <para>A configuration validation subroutine script</para>
160          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake config.sub">
161            <primary sortas="b-config.sub">config.sub</primary>
162          </indexterm>
163        </listitem>
164      </varlistentry>
165
166      <varlistentry id="depcomp">
167        <term><command>depcomp</command></term>
168        <listitem>
169          <para>A script for compiling a program so that dependency information
170          is generated in addition to the desired output</para>
171          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake depcomp">
172            <primary sortas="b-depcomp">depcomp</primary>
173          </indexterm>
174        </listitem>
175      </varlistentry>
176
177      <varlistentry id="elisp-comp">
178        <term><command>elisp-comp</command></term>
179        <listitem>
180          <para>Byte-compiles Emacs Lisp code</para>
181          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake elisp-comp">
182            <primary sortas="b-elisp-comp">elisp-comp</primary>
183          </indexterm>
184        </listitem>
185      </varlistentry>
186
187      <varlistentry id="install-sh">
188        <term><command>install-sh</command></term>
189        <listitem>
190          <para>A script that installs a program, script, or data file</para>
191          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake install-sh">
192            <primary sortas="b-install-sh">install-sh</primary>
193          </indexterm>
194        </listitem>
195      </varlistentry>
196
197      <varlistentry id="mdate-sh">
198        <term><command>mdate-sh</command></term>
199        <listitem>
200          <para>A script that prints the modification time of a file or
201          directory</para>
202          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake mdate-sh">
203            <primary sortas="b-mdate-sh">mdate-sh</primary>
204          </indexterm>
205        </listitem>
206      </varlistentry>
207
208      <varlistentry id="missing">
209        <term><command>missing</command></term>
210        <listitem>
211          <para>A script acting as a common stub for missing GNU programs during
212          an installation</para>
213          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake missing">
214            <primary sortas="b-missing">missing</primary>
215          </indexterm>
216        </listitem>
217      </varlistentry>
218
219      <varlistentry id="mkinstalldirs">
220        <term><command>mkinstalldirs</command></term>
221        <listitem>
222          <para>A script that creates a directory tree</para>
223          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake mkinstalldirs">
224            <primary sortas="b-mkinstalldirs">mkinstalldirs</primary>
225          </indexterm>
226        </listitem>
227      </varlistentry>
228
229      <varlistentry id="py-compile">
230        <term><command>py-compile</command></term>
231        <listitem>
232          <para>Compiles a Python program</para>
233          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake py-compile">
234            <primary sortas="b-py-compile">py-compile</primary>
235          </indexterm>
236        </listitem>
237      </varlistentry>
238
239      <varlistentry id="symlink-tree">
240        <term><command>symlink-tree</command></term>
241        <listitem>
242          <para>A script to create a symlink tree of a directory tree</para>
243          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake symlink-tree">
244            <primary sortas="b-symlink-tree">symlink-tree</primary>
245          </indexterm>
246        </listitem>
247      </varlistentry>
248
249      <varlistentry id="ylwrap">
250        <term><command>ylwrap</command></term>
251        <listitem>
252          <para>A wrapper for <command>lex</command> and
253          <command>yacc</command></para>
254          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake ylwrap">
255            <primary sortas="b-ylwrap">ylwrap</primary>
256          </indexterm>
257        </listitem>
258      </varlistentry>
259
260    </variablelist>
261
262  </sect2>
263
264</sect1>
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