Here is a summary of the
configure options and arguments that
are most often useful for building GDB.
configure also has
several other options not listed here. See Info file `configure.info', node `What Configure Does', for a full explanation of
configure [--help] [--prefix=dir] [--srcdir=dirname] [--norecursion] [--rm] [--target=target] host
You may introduce options with a single `-' rather than `--' if you prefer; but you may abbreviate option names if you use `--'.
make, or another
makethat implements the
configurewrites configuration specific files in the current directory, but arranges for them to use the source in the directory dirname.
configurecreates directories under the working directory in parallel to the source directories below dirname.
configureis executed; do not propagate configuration to subdirectories.
configure accepts other options, for compatibility with
configuring other GNU tools recursively; but these are the only
options that affect GDB or its supporting libraries.
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