Commit a06a4fa6 authored by Sam Thursfield's avatar Sam Thursfield

README: Add note about missing dependency errors

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Now you can run the commands below to build Tracker and install it in a
new, isolated prefix named `opt/tracker` inside your home folder.
> NOTE: If you see 'dependency not found' errors from Meson, that means there
> is a package missing on your computer that you need to install so you can
> compile Tracker. On Ubuntu/Debian, you can run `apt build-dep tracker-miners`
> and on Fedora `dnf build-dep tracker-miners` to install all the necessary
> packages.
cd tracker-miners
meson ./build --prefix=$HOME/opt/tracker -Dtracker_core=subproject
cd build
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