configure recognizes the following options to control how it
Print a summary of all of the options to
configure, and exit.
Print a summary of the options unique to this package’s
configure, and exit. The
short variant lists options
used only in the top level, while the
recursive variant lists
options also present in any nested packages.
Print the version of Autoconf used to generate the
script, and exit.
Enable the cache: use and save the results of the tests in file, traditionally config.cache. file defaults to /dev/null to disable caching.
Alias for --cache-file=config.cache.
Do not print messages saying which checks are being made. To suppress all normal output, redirect it to /dev/null (any error messages will still be shown).
Look for the package’s source code in directory dir. Usually
configure can determine that directory automatically.
Use dir as the installation prefix. Installation Names for more details, including other options available for fine-tuning the installation locations.
Run the configure checks, but stop before creating any output files.
configure also accepts some other, not widely useful, options.
Run ‘configure --help’ for more details.