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+.\" Copyright (C) 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
+.\" Copyright (C) 1998 Ben Pfaff.
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+.\" except that this permission notice may be stated in a translation approved
+.\" by the Foundation.
+.TH AUTOCONF 1 "Autoconf"
+autoscan2.13 - help to create a configure.in file for a software package
+program can help you create a
+file for a
+examines source files in the directory
+tree rooted at a directory given as a command line argument, or the
+current directory if none is given. It searches the source files for
+common portability problems and creates a file
+is a preliminary
+for that package.
+You should manually examine
+before renaming it to
+.BR configure.in ;
+it will probably need some adjustments. Occasionally
+outputs a macro in the wrong order relative to another
+macro, so that
+produces a warning; you need to move such
+macros manually. Also, if you want the package to use a configuration
+header file, you must add a call to
+.BR AC_CONFIG_HEADER .
+also have to change or add some
+directives to your program in
+order to make it work with Autoconf (see
+.BR ifnames2.13 (1)),
+for information about a program that can help with that job).
+uses several data files, which are installed along with the
+distributed Autoconf macro files, to determine which macros to output
+when it finds particular symbols in a package's source files. These
+files all have the same format. Each line consists of a symbol,
+whitespace, and the Autoconf macro to output if that symbol is
+encountered. Lines starting with
+requires that a Perl interpreter is installed.
+accepts the following options:
+Print a summary of the command line options and exit.
+.BI -m\ DIR
+Look for the installed macro files in directory DIR. You can also
+environment variable to a directory; this
+option overrides the environment variable.
+Print the names of the fiels it examines and the potentially
+interesting symbols it finds in them. This output can be voluminous.
+Print the version number of Autoconf and exit.
+.SH "SEE ALSO"
+.BR autoconf2.13 (1),
+.BR autoheader2.13 (1),
+.BR autoreconf2.13 (1),
+.BR autoupdate2.13 (1),
+.BR ifnames2.13 (1)
+David MacKenzie, with help from Franc,ois Pinard, Karl Berry, Richard
+Pixley, Ian Lance Taylor, Roland McGrath, Noah Friedman, David
+D. Zuhn, and many others. This manpage written by Ben Pfaff
+<email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux