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GNU Bash Reference Manual
by Chet Ramey and Brian Fox
Paperback (6"x9"), 180 pages
ISBN 0954161777
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10.7 Operation Controls

configure recognizes the following options to control how it operates.

--cache-file=file
Use and save the results of the tests in file instead of ‘./config.cache’. Set file to ‘/dev/null’ to disable caching, for debugging configure.
--help
Print a summary of the options to configure, and exit.
--quiet
--silent
-q
Do not print messages saying which checks are being made.
--srcdir=dir
Look for the Bash source code in directory dir. Usually configure can determine that directory automatically.
--version
Print the version of Autoconf used to generate the configure script, and exit.

configure also accepts some other, not widely used, boilerplate options. ‘configure --help’ prints the complete list.

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