m4 - The GNU macro processor

Distribution: ALT Linux Sisyphus
Repository: Classic x86_64
Package name: m4
Package version: 1.4.18
Package release: alt1
Package architecture: x86_64
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 270.44 KB
Download size: 270.44 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.altlinux.org
A GNU implementation of the traditional UNIX macro processor. m4 is useful for writing text files which can be logically parsed, and is used by many programs as part of their build process. m4 has built-in functions for including files, running shell commands, doing arithmetic, etc. The autoconf program needs m4 for generating configure scripts, but not for running configure scripts.



  • m4 = 1.4.18-alt1


    Binary package: m4-1.4.18-alt1.x86_64.rpm
    Source package: m4-1.4.18-alt1.src.rpm

    Install Howto

    1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
      rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus x86_64 classic
      rpm [Sisyphus] http://ftp.altlinux.org/pub/distributions/ALTLinux/Sisyphus noarch classic
    2. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    3. Install m4 rpm package:
      # sudo apt-get install m4


    • /usr/bin/m4
    • /usr/share/aclocal/m4.m4
    • /usr/share/doc/m4-1.4.18/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/m4-1.4.18/BACKLOG
    • /usr/share/doc/m4-1.4.18/NEWS
    • /usr/share/doc/m4-1.4.18/README
    • /usr/share/doc/m4-1.4.18/THANKS
    • /usr/share/doc/m4-1.4.18/TODO
    • /usr/share/info/m4.info.xz
    • /usr/share/man/man1/m4.1.xz


    2017-03-21 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.18-alt1 - m4: v1.4.17-11-gf258 -> v1.4.18. - gnulib: v0.1-585-g2fda85e -> v0.1-1209-g24b3216.

    2015-12-04 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> - Added makeinfo to BuildRequires.

    2014-11-19 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> - Updated to v1.4.17-11-gf258. - Built with gnulib v0.1-585-g2fda85e.

    2013-10-28 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.17-alt1 - Updated to v1.4.17-3-g4567a76. - Built with gnulib v0.0-8061-g5191b35.

    2013-04-07 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.16-alt5 - Updated to v1.4.16-36-g197bca5. - Built with gnulib v0.0-7901-g076ac82.

    2012-09-10 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.16-alt4 - Packaged proper m4 manpage.

    2012-08-24 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.16-alt3 - Updated to v1.4.16-9-ga0496f2. - Updated m4.m4 from autoconf-v2.68-110-gb69f4c2. - Built with system gnulib v0.0-7591-g898f143.

    2011-06-28 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.16-alt2 - Fixed build on linux kernel >= 2.6.39.

    2011-03-02 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.16-alt1 - Updated to 1.4.16.

    2010-09-02 - Dmitry V. Levin <ldv@altlinux.org> 1.4.15-alt1 - Updated to 1.4.15.