Linux Software Map: Autogen - Automated Text Generation

  • Version: 4.3.6
  • Entered-date: 1998-08-05
  • Description: Autogen is a tool for automatically generating arbitrary text files that contain repetitive text with varying substitutions. This is particularly useful if you have several types of repetitive text that all need to be kept in sync with each other. The goal is to try to simplify the process of maintaining repetitive program text. Included with autogen is a tool that virtually eliminates the hassle of processing options, keeping usage text up to date and so on. This package allows you to specify several program attributes, innumerable options and option attributes, then it produces all the code necessary to parse and handle the command line and initialization file options. For a more complete description, @xref{features}.
  • (326kB)
  • Keywords: macro m4 cpp code generation preprocessor options, getopts
  • Author: (Bruce Korb) (Gary V. Vaughan)
  • Maintained-by: (Bruce Korb)
  • Platforms: gunzip and ANSI-C
  • Copying-policy: GPL and LGPL
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