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[PATCH 2/5] maint: mention help2man, texinfo, apt-get

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: [PATCH 2/5] maint: mention help2man, texinfo, apt-get
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:26:28 -0700
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* README-hacking: Add help2man, texinfo.
Describe how to add packages if you're using Debian.
 README-hacking | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/README-hacking b/README-hacking
index 28870cb..ab82a3a 100644
--- a/README-hacking
+++ b/README-hacking
@@ -62,13 +62,22 @@ tools we depend upon, including:
 - Gettext <>
 - Graphviz <>
 - Gzip <>
+- Help2man <>
 - Perl <>
 - Rsync <>
 - Tar <>
+- Texinfo <>
 Valgrind <> is also highly recommended, if it supports
 your architecture.
+If you're using a GNU/Linux distribution, the easiest way to install the
+above packages depends on your system.  The following shell command should
+work for Debian-based systems such as Ubuntu:
+  sudo apt-get install \
+    autoconf automake autopoint flex graphviz help2man texinfo valgrind
 Bison is written using Bison grammars, so there are bootstrapping issues.
 The bootstrap script attempts to discover when the C code generated from the
 grammars is out of date, and to bootstrap with an out-of-date version of the

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