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doc: Update "Installing Guix from Guix".

* README: Make 'guix package' command line more readable.  Mention
  --localstatedir.
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Ludovic Courtès 7 years ago
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@ -52,19 +52,23 @@ To do so:
- Install the dependencies (see 'Requirements' above) and build tools using
Guix:
guix package --install={autoconf,automake,bzip2,gcc-toolchain,gettext,guile,libgcrypt,pkg-config,sqlite}
guix package --install autoconf automake bzip2 gcc-toolchain gettext \
guile libgcrypt pkg-config sqlite
- set the environment variables that Guix recommends you to set during the
- Set the environment variables that Guix recommends you to set during the
package installation process:
ACLOCAL_PATH, CPATH, LIBRARY_PATH, PKG_CONFIG_PATH
- set the PATH environment variable to refer to the profile:
- Set the PATH environment variable to refer to the profile:
PATH=$HOME/.guix-profile/bin:$PATH
- re-run the configure script passing it the option
`--with-libgcrypt-prefix=$HOME/.guix-profile/'
- Re-run the 'configure' script passing it the option
'--with-libgcrypt-prefix=$HOME/.guix-profile/', as well as
'--localstatedir=/somewhere', where '/somewhere' is the 'localstatedir'
value of the currently installed Guix (failing to do that would lead the
new Guix to consider the store to be empty!).
- run "make" and "make install"
- Run "make", "make check", and "make install".
* How It Works

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