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The following macros manage version numbers for
scripts. Using them is optional.
configureis earlier than version, print an error message to the standard error output and do not create
configure. For example:
This macro is the only macro that may be used before
for consistency, you are invited not to do so.
configureare covered by the copyright-notice.
The copyright-notice will show up in both the head of
configure and in `configure --version'.
configurescript, with any dollar signs or double-quotes removed. This macro lets you put a revision stamp from `configure.ac' into
configurewithout RCS or
cvschanging it when you check in
configure. That way, you can determine easily which revision of `configure.ac' a particular
For example, this line in `configure.ac':
AC_REVISION($Revision: 1.30 $)
produces this in
#! /bin/sh # From configure.ac Revision: 1.30