autoconf-doc - automatic configure script builder documentation

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename autoconf-doc_2.69-9_all.deb
Package name autoconf-doc
Package version 2.69
Package release 9
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category doc
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 2.71 MB
Installed size 4.24 MB
GNU Autoconf is a package for creating scripts to configure source code
packages using templates and an M4 macro package.  This package contains
the manual for GNU Autoconf.


Package Version Architecture Repository
autoconf-doc_2.69-9_all.deb 2.69 all Ubuntu Main
autoconf-doc - - -


Name Value
gnu-standards -


Type URL
Binary Package autoconf-doc_2.69-9_all.deb
Source Package autoconf

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install autoconf-doc deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install autoconf-doc




2015-08-22 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-9) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/add-runstatedir.patch: New patch from autoconf upstream
to add support for a --runstatedir option to configure.  Requested by
Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@MIT.EDU>.  Closes: #759647.
2014-08-31 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/AM_PROG_LIBTOOL.patch: New patch from Andreas Barth to
recognize AM_PROG_LIBTOOL in addition to AC_PROG_LIBTOOL in
autoreconf.  Closes: #759739.
* debia/changelog: Add build dependency on cm-super to avoid error from
missing cm-super-t1.enc during PDF manual build.  Thanks to David
Suárez <> for reporting this bug.  Closes:
2014-06-29 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-7) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Remove references to autoconf2.13, which is going
away.  See also bug #752291.
2014-03-27 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-6) unstable; urgency=low
* lib/autoconf/specific.m4: Use ((off_t) 1 << 31) << 31 in place of
(off_t) 1 << 62 to avoid undefined behavior when off_t is 32-bit.
Closes: #742780.  Thanks to Mathieu Malaterre <> for
reporting this bug.
2014-02-23 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-5) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/rules: Use upstream manpages instead of Debian-specific ones.
Closes: #680079.  Thanks to Vincent Lefevre <> for
reporting this bug.
* debian/control: Add help2man build dependency.
* debian/source/options: Ignore generated documentation.
2014-02-09 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-4) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Add build dependency on texlive-fonts-recommended.
Closes: #738402.  Thanks to Norbert Preining <> for
explaining intent here.
2014-02-09 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-3) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/control: Apply patch to allow bootstrapping autoconf without
the much heavier dependency chains introduced by texinfo and
especially texlive-*.  From Daniel Schepler <>.
Closes: #737936.
2013-11-03 - Ben Pfaff <>
autoconf (2.69-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add multiarch support.  Thanks to Nicolas Calderon for supplying the
(trivial) patch for this, and, more importantly, for explaining the
implications. Closes: #727527.
+ debian/control: Add "Multi-arch: foreign" to autoconf binary package.
2013-08-11 - Daniel Schepler <>
autoconf (2.69-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload with maintainer's permission.
+ Backport a patch from upstream to fix build failures with
texinfo 5.1.  Closes: #711297.

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