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GNU AutoGen Version 5.17.4/AutoOpts Version 39.0

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: GNU AutoGen Version 5.17.4/AutoOpts Version 39.0
Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 09:37:22 -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 5.17.4 - May, 2013
NEWS entries since the last release:

* --save-opts documentation cleanup
* optionMemberList() will return an allocated string containing
  the names of the bits set in the option.
* OPT_MEMLST_option_name is a new macro that invokes that function
  for "option_name"
* Set membership strings are now more forgiving in their syntax.
  See "Arg Type Set Membership" in the docs.
* tab stripped "here strings" include stripping the backslash
  escape character when it precedes any whitespace character.

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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