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GNU AutoGen Version 5.18.1/AutoOpts Version 40.1

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: GNU AutoGen Version 5.18.1/AutoOpts Version 40.1
Date: Sun, 08 Sep 2013 12:14:10 -0700
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GNU AutoGen/AutoOpts is a two-part project that serves two separate
purposes.  The two parts are combined because they are inextricably

AutoGen is a tool designed to simplify the creation and maintenance of
programs that contain large amounts of repetitious text.  It is
especially valuable in programs that have several blocks of text that
must be kept synchronized.

AutoOpts is both an example of that and a project in its own right.
It is a very powerful configuration file, environment variable and
command line option documentation and management tool consisting of a
set of AutoGen templates and a run time library that nearly eliminates
the hassle of managing, parsing and documenting program options.

The self-referential example:

There are several other examples embedded in AutoGen:
A finite state machine generator, string name to enumeration value
conversions, and bit map and bit mask management, to name a few.

New in 5.18.1 - September, 2013
NEWS entries since the last release:

* fixed char casting issue that shows in UTF-8 files
* fixed installation error for str2init
* fixed failure handling in the usage template
* fix non-character flag "values" for auto-supported options
* various tweaks to make Coverity happy.
* allow the fatal error message functions to be tagged "noreturn"
  and incorporate sysnoreturn.h technology into AutoGen.

AutoGen home:
primary ftp:
bug reports:     autogen-users at the lists dot SourceForge net domain
bug archive:
maintainer:      Bruce Korb - bkorb at the usual GNU domain

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