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NAME

dh_auto_configure - automatically configure a package prior to building  

SYNOPSIS

dh_auto_configure [build system options] [debhelper options] [-- params]  

DESCRIPTION

dh_auto_configure is a debhelper program that tries to automatically configure a package prior to building. It does so by running the appropriate command for the build system it detects the package uses. For example, it looks for and runs a ./configure script, Makefile.PL, Build.PL, or cmake. A standard set of parameters is determined and passed to the program that is run. Some build systems, such as make, do not need a configure step; for these dh_auto_configure will exit without doing anything.

This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work, you're encouraged to skip using dh_auto_configure at all, and just run ./configure or its equivalent manually.  

OPTIONS

See ``BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS'' in debhelper(7) for a list of common build system selection and control options.
-- params
Pass ``params'' to the program that is run, after the standard parameters that dh_auto_configure passes. This can be used to supplement or override those parameters. For example:

  dh_auto_configure -- --with-foo --enable-bar

 

SEE ALSO

debhelper(7)

This program is a part of debhelper.  

AUTHOR

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>


 

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Time: 15:26:06 GMT, June 11, 2010

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