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36/66: doc: Clarify installation from the binary tarball.


From: Manolis Fragkiskos Ragkousis
Subject: 36/66: doc: Clarify installation from the binary tarball.
Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 12:52:00 +0000

phant0mas pushed a commit to branch wip-hurd
in repository guix.

commit f0b2f94f87b33afab4f11b289be198cb1e4b5507
Author: Ludovic Court├Ęs <address@hidden>
Date:   Mon May 4 14:31:00 2015 +0200

    doc: Clarify installation from the binary tarball.
    
    * doc/guix.texi (Binary Installation): Specifically refer to
      group/account creation, and add an item for substitutes.  Mention
      verifiability.
---
 doc/guix.texi |   16 ++++++++++++----
 1 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/guix.texi b/doc/guix.texi
index d7868ba..eb240b1 100644
--- a/doc/guix.texi
+++ b/doc/guix.texi
@@ -280,8 +280,8 @@ Do @emph{not} unpack the tarball on a working Guix system 
since that
 would overwrite its own essential files.
 
 @item
-Set up the daemon as explained below (@pxref{Setting Up the Daemon}), and
-run it:
+Create the group and user accounts for build users as explained below
+(@pxref{Build Environment Setup}), and run the daemon:
 
 @example
 # /root/.guix-profile/bin/guix-daemon --build-users-group=guix-builder
@@ -296,6 +296,14 @@ for instance with:
 # cd /usr/local/bin
 # ln -s /root/.guix-profile/bin/guix
 @end example
+
address@hidden
+To use substitutes from @code{hydra.gnu.org} (@pxref{Substitutes}),
+authorize them:
+
address@hidden
+# guix archive --authorize < /root/.guix-profile/share/guix/hydra.gnu.org.pub
address@hidden example
 @end enumerate
 
 And that's it!
@@ -305,8 +313,8 @@ profile, or it would become subject to garbage 
collection---in which
 case you would find yourself badly handicapped by the lack of the
 @command{guix} command.
 
-The tarball in question can be (re)produced simply by running the
-following command in the Guix source tree:
+The tarball in question can be (re)produced and verified simply by
+running the following command in the Guix source tree:
 
 @example
 make address@hidden



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