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doc: Adjust "Building from Git" instructions.

* HACKING (Building from Git): As a follow-up to ff1cbb9, update the
  error reported when pkg.m4 is missing.  Suggested by
  John Darrington <john@darrington.wattle.id.au>.
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Ludovic Courtès 8 years ago
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@ -30,9 +30,9 @@ you didn’t run it, you may get the following error:
make: *** No rule to make target `nix/libstore/schema.sql', needed by
`nix/libstore/schema.sql.hh'
Then, as always, run ‘./configure’. If you get an error like this one:
If you get an error like this one:
./configure: line 6755: `PKG_CHECK_MODULES(GUILE, guile-2.0 >= 2.0.5)'
configure.ac:46: error: possibly undefined macro: PKG_CHECK_MODULES
it probably means that Autoconf couldn’t find ‘pkg.m4’, which is provided by
pkg-config. Make sure that ‘pkg.m4’ is available. For instance, if you
@ -43,6 +43,8 @@ installed Automake in ‘/usr/local’, it wouldn’t look for ‘.m4’ files i
See “info '(automake) Macro Search Path'” for more information.
Then, run ‘./configure’ as usual.
Finally, you have to invoke ‘make check’ to run tests. If anything fails,
take a look at “info '(guix) Installation'” or send a message to
<guix-devel@gnu.org>.

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