Using autoupdate Command In Linux (Examples)

autoupdate command in linux allows users to update configure.in file in Linux operating system to a new Autoconf. Technically, when this command runs, it use to update every TEMPLATE-FILE if passed, or configure.ac or configure.in file to current version of Autoconf. Also, the original files are backed up on system.

Syntax to use autoupdate command in Linux

autoupdate [OPTION] [TEMPLATE-FILE]

Available options to use with autoupdate

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-h | –help: displays help information and exits
-V | –version: displays the version information and exits
-v | –verbose: reports verbose processes
-d | –debug: when used with autoupdate, it removes not the temporary files
-f | –force: used for considering all files as obsolete

Library directories associated with autoupdate

-B | –prepend-include=DIR: prepends directiry DIR to search path
-I | –include=DIR: appends directory DIR to search path

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Examples of autoupdate command in Linux

1: Displaying help information on screen

autoupdate -h

or

autoupdate –help

2: Displaying version number

autoupdate -V

3: Running autoupdate while removing not temporary files

autoupdate -d [File_Name]

4: Running the command and considering all files as obsolete

autoupdate -f

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