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When a new option is added to the configure script, several things must be
changed. It is best to search through the file for occurrances of a similar
option and add references to the new option as well. Several things must
- The option should be mentioned in the usage message, and in the
configure script header.
- The option should be parsed near the beginning of the script, and
remembered if it has been selected.
- The option should be written out to the file configure.options
at the end of the script if the run was successful.