Commit 0306d6e2 authored by Antonio Terceiro's avatar Antonio Terceiro

docs/HACKING.md: add explicit instruction for using backports

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$ sudo apt-get build-dep .
```
If that fails with a complaint that any package it not recent enough, then you
probably need to enable the [backports repository](https://backports.debian.org/)
and install those packages from there (replace `<stable>` with the current
Debian stable release codename, and `<PACKAGE>` with the package you want to
install):
```
sudo apt-get install -t <stable>-backports <PACKAGE>
```
One of the dependencies that you should have installed above is
`rabbitmq-server`. You might not want to have it running at all times. To
disable `rabbitmq-server`, you can run:
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