If you already know the general facts about the xPack GNU M4, you can directly skip to the desired pages.
Developer & maintainer pages:
The xPack GNU M4 is a cross-platform binary distribution of the GNU M4 project, an open source project hosted on Savannah.
The main advantages of using the xPack GNU M4 are:
- a convenient, uniform and portable install/uninstall/upgrade procedure
- a better integration with development environments
- a more convenient integration with CI environment
All binaries are self-contained, they include all required libraries, and can be installed in any location.
The xPack GNU M4 is fully compatible with the original GNU M4 distribution.
The details of installing the xPack GNU M4 on various platforms are presented in the separate install page.
The current version specific GNU M4 documentation is available online from:
For the various support options, please read the separate support page.
The release and change log is available in the repository
For those interested in building the binaries, please read the
However, the ultimate source for details are the build scripts themselves,
all available from the
See the releases pages.