Posts Tagged "ebuild"

musearch: per ebuild USE flag descriptions on your terminal

Posted on Oct 8, 2009

musearch: per ebuild USE flag descriptions on your terminal

There is some material I want to upload to the site eventually. I will begin with musearch, a bash script useful to Gentoo Linux users. musearch lets you search for an ebuild and then displays it’s USE flags along with their description. It can be considered as a CLI interface to Mike Valstar’s site gentoo-portage.com. musearch uses portage (emerge), esearch or eix to search for an ebuild by name or by name and description. Then, provided the results aren’t too many (we don’t want to cause unnecessary traffic to gentoo-portage.com), connects to Mike Valstar’s website and downloads the USE flag descriptions for each result, formats them in a...

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