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C.1 aclocal

The aclocal program creates the file `aclocal.m4' by combining stock installed macros, user defined macros and the contents of `acinclude.m4' to define all of the macros required by `' in a single file. aclocal was created as a fix for some missing functionality in Autoconf, and as such we consider it a wart. In due course aclocal itself will disappear, and Autoconf will perform the same function unaided.

user input files   optional input     process          output files
================   ==============     =======          ============

                    acinclude.m4 - - - - -.
                                      .-------, ------------------------>|aclocal|
                 {user macro files} ->|       |------> aclocal.m4

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