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Some tools for the casual Gentoo user and ebuild dabbler.

Project Description

Info and API:

babtools_gentoo: Some tools for working with Gentoo.

  • cmd [OPTIONS]

    for default usage, or

  • –help

    for getting help

Avaible commands:
  • ebuild_to_local CP

    CP (cathegory/package) in the simple form dev-lang/python or similar. CPVs (cathegory/package-version) aren’t supported, yet.

  • ebuild_download_to_local CP URL

    Download an ebuild from to the local portage tree.

  • emerge_from_pypi PACKAGE

    Create an ebuild from a project in PyPI, put it into package.keywords and install it. Honors package.keywords directories. It only puts the directly named PACKAGE into package.keywords as dev-python/PACKAGE but doesn’t put the dependencies into package.keywords.

  • sudo ebuild_to_local dev-lang/python

    copy dev-lang/python into the local overlay

  • sudo ebuild_download_to_local games-rpg/vegastrike

    Download the ebuild for games-rpg/vegastrike from and digest it.

  • sudo emerge_from_pypi magma

    Create an ebuild for “magma” from the PyPI and emerge it.

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