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Developer notes
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Build dependencies
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Most dependencies from :doc:`install-quick`, plus:

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- `GNU make <http://www.gnu.org/software/make/>`_
- `GNU tar <http://www.gnu.org/software/tar/>`_
- `Gzip <http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/>`_
- `Docbook tools <http://sources.redhat.com/docbook-tools/>`_
  (docbook2html and docbook2man)
- `python-sphinx <http://sphinx.pocoo.org/>`_
  (tested with version 0.6.1)
- `graphviz <http://www.graphviz.org/>`_
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Configuring for development
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.. highlight:: sh

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Run the following command (only use ``PYTHON=...`` if you need to use a
different python version)::

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  ./autogen.sh && \
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  ./configure PYTHON=python2.4 \
    --prefix=/usr/local --sysconfdir=/etc --localstatedir=/var
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