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Autotools Bootstrapper

Autotools Bootstrapper scans a package's Makefile.am and configure.in (or .ac) and creates a customized bourne shell script which can create the configure script with a single command. The resulting bootstrap script can also be used to clean all autogenerated files from a project's directory tree, which is useful for importing into a CVS server. This tool is especially useful for developers who are not familiar with the use of Autoconf, automake, and libtool.

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  •  17 May 2002 14:19

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    13 Jan 2003 00:31 aanno

    Depreciated in favour of autoreconf
    The developer himself has written this on sf:
    "Well after a review of the bootstrapper by the Automake and Autoconf development team, I was informed that the use of the bootstrap script is depreciated in favor of autoreconf. So I'm pretty much done developing this project. I hope to soon contribute to autoconf in order to make sure that all of the bootstrapper's useful functionality will be incorporated into autoconf."

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