The autotools plugin

The autotools plugin is used for autotools based parts.

Autotools based projects are the ones that have the usual ./configure && make && make install instruction set.

The plugin tries to build using ./configure first, if it is not there it will run ./autogen and if autogen is not there it will run autoreconf.

Plugin-specific keywords

- configflags:
  (list of strings)
  configure flags to pass to the build such as those shown by running
  './configure --help'
- install-via:
  (enum, 'destdir' or 'prefix')
  Whether to install via DESTDIR or by using --prefix (default is

Examples on GitHub