Gentoo Ebuild is an actively used programming language created in 1999. An ebuild is a specialized bash script which automates compilation and installation procedures for software packages. The format was created by the Gentoo Linux project for use in its Portage software management system. Each version of an application or package in the Portage repository has a specific ebuild script written for it. Read more on Wikipedia...

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Example code from the web:

 Copyright 1999-2018 Gentoo Foundation
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2

EAPI=6

DESCRIPTION="A classical example to use when starting on something new"
HOMEPAGE="https://wiki.gentoo.org/index.php?title=Basic_guide_to_write_Gentoo_Ebuilds"
SRC_URI="https://dev.gentoo.org/~tomwij/files/wiki/hello-world-1.0.tar.gz"

LICENSE="MIT"
SLOT="0"
KEYWORDS="~alpha ~amd64 ~arm ~hppa ~ia64 ~ppc ~ppc64 ~s390 ~sh ~sparc ~x86"

Last updated July 22nd, 2019