Table of Contents


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

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.

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to <>.


Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

See Also

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.

Table of Contents

Privacy Policy