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dh_auto_configure - automatically configure a package prior to building
[build system options
] [debhelper options
] [-- params
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
, 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
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.
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 parameters that
dh_auto_configure usually passes. For example:
dh_auto_configure -- --with-foo --enable-bar
This program is a part of debhelper.
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org
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