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       aclocal - manual page for aclocal 1.11.1


       aclocal [OPTIONS] ...


       Generate ‘aclocal.m4’ by scanning ‘’ or ‘’


              directory holding config files (for debugging)

              run COMMAND [diff -u] on M4 files that would be changed (implies
              --install and --dry-run)

              pretend to, but do not actually update any file

              always update output file

       --help print this help, then exit

       -I DIR add directory to search list for .m4 files

              copy third-party files to the first -I directory

              put output in FILE (default aclocal.m4)

              print name of directory holding m4 files, then exit

              don’t be silent

              print version number, then exit

       -W, --warnings=CATEGORY
              report the warnings falling in CATEGORY

   Warning categories include:
              dubious syntactic constructs (default)

              unknown macros (default)

       ‘all’  all the warnings (default)

              turn off warnings in CATEGORY

       ‘none’ turn off all the warnings

              treat warnings as errors


       Written by Tom Tromey <>

              and Alexandre Duret-Lutz <>.


       Report bugs to <>.


       Copyright © 2009 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.


       The full documentation for aclocal is maintained as a  Texinfo  manual.
       If  the  info and aclocal programs are properly installed at your site,
       the command

              info aclocal

       should give you access to the complete manual.