5.28. M4-1.4.3

The M4 package contains a macro processor.

Approximate build time: 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 2.8 MB
Installation depends on: Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext, Glibc, Grep, Make, Perl, and Sed

5.28.1. Installation of M4

Prepare M4 for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/tools

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue: make check.

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 6.24.2, “Contents of M4.”