5.23. M4-1.4.4

The M4 package contains a macro processor.

Approximate build time: less than 0.1 SBU
Required disk space: 3 MB

5.23.1. 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 6.16.2, “Contents of M4.”