source: final-system/common/automake.xml @ 97475d9

Last change on this file since 97475d9 was 97475d9, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 16 years ago

r3761@server (orig r1701): chris | 2006-05-30 14:38:46 -0700
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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  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-automake" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="automake.html"?>
10
11  <title>Automake-&automake-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake">
14    <primary sortas="a-Automake">Automake</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Automake package contains programs for generating Makefiles
21    for use with Autoconf.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Automake</title>
27
28    <para os="a">Prepare Automake for compilation:</para>
29
30<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
31
32    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
33
34<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
35
36    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:
37    <userinput>make check</userinput>. 2 tests are skipped that use
38    Automake.  For full test coverage, Autoconf can be re-tested after
39    Automake has been installed.</para>
40
41    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
42
43<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
44
45  </sect2>
46
47  <sect2 id="contents-automake" role="content">
48    <title>Contents of Automake</title>
49
50    <segmentedlist>
51      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
52
53      <seglistitem>
54        <seg>acinstall, aclocal, aclocal-1.9, automake,
55        automake-1.9, compile, config.guess, config.sub,
56        depcomp, elisp-comp, install-sh, mdate-sh, missing, mkinstalldirs,
57        py-compile, symlink-tree, and ylwrap</seg>
58      </seglistitem>
59    </segmentedlist>
60
61    <variablelist>
62      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
63      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
64      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
65
66      <varlistentry id="acinstall">
67        <term><command>acinstall</command></term>
68        <listitem>
69          <para>A script that installs aclocal-style M4 files</para>
70          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake acinstall">
71            <primary sortas="b-acinstall">acinstall</primary>
72          </indexterm>
73        </listitem>
74      </varlistentry>
75
76      <varlistentry id="aclocal">
77        <term><command>aclocal</command></term>
78        <listitem>
79          <para>Generates <filename>aclocal.m4</filename> files based on the
80          contents of <filename>configure.in</filename> files</para>
81          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocal">
82            <primary sortas="b-aclocal">aclocal</primary>
83          </indexterm>
84        </listitem>
85      </varlistentry>
86
87      <varlistentry id="aclocal-version">
88        <term><command>aclocal-1.9</command></term>
89        <listitem>
90          <para>A hard link to <command>aclocal</command></para>
91          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake aclocal-version">
92            <primary
93            sortas="b-aclocal-&automake-version;">aclocal-&automake-version;</primary>
94          </indexterm>
95        </listitem>
96      </varlistentry>
97
98      <varlistentry id="automake">
99        <term><command>automake</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>A tool for automatically generating
102          <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files from
103          <filename>Makefile.am</filename> files. To create all the
104          <filename>Makefile.in</filename> files for a package, run this
105          program in the top-level directory. By scanning the
106          <filename>configure.in</filename> file, it automatically finds
107          each appropriate <filename>Makefile.am</filename> file and generates
108          the corresponding <filename>Makefile.in</filename> file</para>
109          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake">
110            <primary sortas="b-automake">automake</primary>
111          </indexterm>
112        </listitem>
113      </varlistentry>
114
115      <varlistentry id="automake-version">
116        <term><command>automake-1.9</command></term>
117        <listitem>
118          <para>A hard link to <command>automake</command></para>
119          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake automake-version">
120            <primary
121            sortas="b-automake-&automake-version;">automake-&automake-version;</primary>
122          </indexterm>
123        </listitem>
124      </varlistentry>
125
126      <varlistentry id="compile">
127        <term><command>compile</command></term>
128        <listitem>
129          <para>A wrapper for compilers</para>
130          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake compile">
131            <primary sortas="b-compile">compile</primary>
132          </indexterm>
133        </listitem>
134      </varlistentry>
135
136      <varlistentry id="config.guess">
137        <term><command>config.guess</command></term>
138        <listitem>
139          <para>A script that attempts to guess the canonical triplet for
140          the given build, host, or target architecture</para>
141          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake config.guess">
142            <primary sortas="b-config.guess">config.guess</primary>
143          </indexterm>
144        </listitem>
145      </varlistentry>
146
147      <varlistentry id="config.sub">
148        <term><command>config.sub</command></term>
149        <listitem>
150          <para>A configuration validation subroutine script</para>
151          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake config.sub">
152            <primary sortas="b-config.sub">config.sub</primary>
153          </indexterm>
154        </listitem>
155      </varlistentry>
156
157      <varlistentry id="depcomp">
158        <term><command>depcomp</command></term>
159        <listitem>
160          <para>A script for compiling a program so that dependency information
161          is generated in addition to the desired output</para>
162          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake depcomp">
163            <primary sortas="b-depcomp">depcomp</primary>
164          </indexterm>
165        </listitem>
166      </varlistentry>
167
168      <varlistentry id="elisp-comp">
169        <term><command>elisp-comp</command></term>
170        <listitem>
171          <para>Byte-compiles Emacs Lisp code</para>
172          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake elisp-comp">
173            <primary sortas="b-elisp-comp">elisp-comp</primary>
174          </indexterm>
175        </listitem>
176      </varlistentry>
177
178      <varlistentry id="install-sh">
179        <term><command>install-sh</command></term>
180        <listitem>
181          <para>A script that installs a program, script, or data file</para>
182          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake install-sh">
183            <primary sortas="b-install-sh">install-sh</primary>
184          </indexterm>
185        </listitem>
186      </varlistentry>
187
188      <varlistentry id="mdate-sh">
189        <term><command>mdate-sh</command></term>
190        <listitem>
191          <para>A script that prints the modification time of a file or
192          directory</para>
193          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake mdate-sh">
194            <primary sortas="b-mdate-sh">mdate-sh</primary>
195          </indexterm>
196        </listitem>
197      </varlistentry>
198
199      <varlistentry id="missing">
200        <term><command>missing</command></term>
201        <listitem>
202          <para>A script acting as a common stub for missing GNU programs during
203          an installation</para>
204          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake missing">
205            <primary sortas="b-missing">missing</primary>
206          </indexterm>
207        </listitem>
208      </varlistentry>
209
210      <varlistentry id="mkinstalldirs">
211        <term><command>mkinstalldirs</command></term>
212        <listitem>
213          <para>A script that creates a directory tree</para>
214          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake mkinstalldirs">
215            <primary sortas="b-mkinstalldirs">mkinstalldirs</primary>
216          </indexterm>
217        </listitem>
218      </varlistentry>
219
220      <varlistentry id="py-compile">
221        <term><command>py-compile</command></term>
222        <listitem>
223          <para>Compiles a Python program</para>
224          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake py-compile">
225            <primary sortas="b-py-compile">py-compile</primary>
226          </indexterm>
227        </listitem>
228      </varlistentry>
229
230      <varlistentry id="symlink-tree">
231        <term><command>symlink-tree</command></term>
232        <listitem>
233          <para>A script to create a symlink tree of a directory tree</para>
234          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake symlink-tree">
235            <primary sortas="b-symlink-tree">symlink-tree</primary>
236          </indexterm>
237        </listitem>
238      </varlistentry>
239
240      <varlistentry id="ylwrap">
241        <term><command>ylwrap</command></term>
242        <listitem>
243          <para>A wrapper for <command>lex</command> and
244          <command>yacc</command></para>
245          <indexterm zone="ch-system-automake ylwrap">
246            <primary sortas="b-ylwrap">ylwrap</primary>
247          </indexterm>
248        </listitem>
249      </varlistentry>
250
251    </variablelist>
252
253  </sect2>
254
255</sect1>
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