autoheader - Create a template header for configure


autoheader [OPTION]... [TEMPLATE-FILE]


Create a template file of C ‘#define’ statements for ‘configure’ to use. To this end, scan TEMPLATE-FILE, or ‘’ if present, or else ‘’.
-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
-W, --warnings=CATEGORY
 report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

Warning categories include:

 cross compilation issues
‘gnu’ GNU coding standards (default in gnu and gnits modes)
 obsolete features or constructions
 user redefinitions of Automake rules or variables
 portability issues (default in gnu and gnits modes)
 dubious syntactic constructs (default)
 unsupported or incomplete features (default)
‘all’ all the warnings
 turn off warnings in CATEGORY
‘none’ turn off all the warnings
 treat warnings as errors

Library directories:

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


Written by Roland McGrath and Akim Demaille.


Report bugs to <>.


Copyright © 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv2+: GNU GPL version 2 or later <> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.


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 autoheader is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and autoheader programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info autoheader
should give you access to the complete manual.

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