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14 Site Configuration

`configure' scripts support several kinds of local configuration
decisions.  There are ways for users to specify where external software
packages are, include or exclude optional features, install programs
under modified names, and set default values for `configure' options.

* Help Formatting
Customizing `configure --help'
* External Software
Working with other optional software
* Package Options
Selecting optional features
* Pretty Help Strings
Formatting help string
* Option Checking
Controlling checking of `configure' options
* Site Details
Configuring site details
* Transforming Names
Changing program names when installing
* Site Defaults
Giving `configure' local defaults

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