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System Name: automake
Name: GNU Automake
Group Type: Official GNU software

This software is part of the GNU Project.

Automake is a tool for automatically generating '' files
for use with Autoconf, compliant with the GNU Makefile
standards, and portable to various make implementations.

The development sources of GNU Automake are available through (see the "Source code" links here for member checkouts):

$ git clone git://

Development help would be most welcome; please see the bug tracker and see the HACKING file in the sources.

If you want to report a bug in Automake, please see the Bug Reporting section of the manual.

However, if your bug is in Autoconf (AC_* or AS_* macros), please see the Savannah page for autoconf: And if your bug is in config.guess or config.sub, please email It's best for everyone to direct bugs to the correct place. Thanks.

Registration Date: Thu 15 Feb 2001 06:46:10 PM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v2 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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automake 1.17 released [stable]
     posted by karl, Sun 14 Jul 2024 03:58:32 PM UTC

Automake 1.17 released. Announcement:

automake 1.16.92 pretest release candidate
     posted by karl, Fri 21 Jun 2024 10:01:30 PM UTC

automake 1.16.92 pretest release candidate released. Please test if you can, so 1.17 will be as reliable as we can make it. Announcement:

automake-1.16.5 released [stable]
     posted by meyering, Mon 04 Oct 2021 04:49:01 AM UTC

This is to announce automake-1.16.5, a stable release.

Thanks to Karl for doing all the real work.
See the NEWS below for a brief summary.

There have been 18 commits by 6 people in the 10 weeks since 1.16.4.

See the NEWS below for a brief summary.

automake-1.16.3 released [stable]
     posted by meyering, Thu 19 Nov 2020 04:47:29 AM UTC

This is to announce automake-1.16.3, a stable release.

There have been 62 commits by 15 people in the 35 weeks since 1.16.2.
Special thanks to Karl Berry and Zack Weinberg for doing so much of the work.

See the NEWS below for a brief summary.


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