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1# Copyright 1999-2002 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 1# Copyright 1999-2008 Gentoo Foundation
2# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 2# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/skel.ebuild,v 1.16 2002/10/24 06:08:47 vapier Exp $ 3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo-x86/skel.ebuild,v 1.50 2008/03/14 02:22:02 betelgeuse Exp $
4 4
5# NOTE: The comments in this file are for instruction and documentation. 5# NOTE: The comments in this file are for instruction and documentation.
6# They're not meant to appear with your final, production ebuild. Please 6# They're not meant to appear with your final, production ebuild. Please
7# remember to remove them before submitting or committing your ebuild. That 7# remember to remove them before submitting or committing your ebuild. That
8# doesn't mean you can't add your own comments though. 8# doesn't mean you can't add your own comments though.
9 9
10# The 'Header' on the third line should just be left alone. When your ebuild 10# The 'Header' on the third line should just be left alone. When your ebuild
11# will be commited to cvs, the details on that line will be automatically 11# will be committed to cvs, the details on that line will be automatically
12# generated to contain the correct data. 12# generated to contain the correct data.
13
14# The EAPI variable tells the ebuild format in use.
15# Defaults to 0 if not specified. The current PMS draft contains details on
16# a proposed EAPI=0 definition but is not finalized yet.
17# Eclasses will test for this variable if they need to use EAPI > 0 features.
18# Ebuilds should not define EAPI > 0 unless they absolutely need to use
19# features added in that version.
20#EAPI=0
21
22# inherit lists eclasses to inherit functions from. Almost all ebuilds should
23# inherit eutils, as a large amount of important functionality has been
24# moved there. For example, the $(get_libdir) mentioned below wont work
25# without the following line:
26inherit eutils
27# A well-used example of an eclass function that needs eutils is epatch. If
28# your source needs patches applied, it's suggested to put your patch in the
29# 'files' directory and use:
30#
31# epatch ${FILESDIR}/patch-name-here
32#
33# eclasses tend to list descriptions of how to use their functions properly.
34# take a look at /usr/portage/eclasses/ for more examples.
13 35
14# Short one-line description of this package. 36# Short one-line description of this package.
15DESCRIPTION="This is a sample skeleton ebuild file" 37DESCRIPTION="This is a sample skeleton ebuild file"
16 38
17# Homepage, not used by Portage directly but handy for developer reference 39# Homepage, not used by Portage directly but handy for developer reference
19 41
20# Point to any required sources; these will be automatically downloaded by 42# Point to any required sources; these will be automatically downloaded by
21# Portage. 43# Portage.
22SRC_URI="ftp://foo.bar.com/${P}.tar.gz" 44SRC_URI="ftp://foo.bar.com/${P}.tar.gz"
23 45
24# License of the package. This must match the name of file(s) in 46# License of the package. This must match the name of file(s) in
25# /usr/portage/licenses/. For complex license combination see the developer 47# /usr/portage/licenses/. For complex license combination see the developer
26# docs on gentoo.org for details. 48# docs on gentoo.org for details.
27LICENSE="" 49LICENSE=""
28 50
29# The SLOT variable is used to tell Portage if it's OK to keep multiple 51# The SLOT variable is used to tell Portage if it's OK to keep multiple
30# versions of the same package installed at the same time. For example, 52# versions of the same package installed at the same time. For example,
31# if we have a libfoo-1.2.2 and libfoo-1.3.2 (which is not compatible 53# if we have a libfoo-1.2.2 and libfoo-1.3.2 (which is not compatible
32# with 1.2.2), it would be optimal to instruct Portage to not remove 54# with 1.2.2), it would be optimal to instruct Portage to not remove
33# libfoo-1.2.2 if we decide to upgrade to libfoo-1.3.2. To do this, 55# libfoo-1.2.2 if we decide to upgrade to libfoo-1.3.2. To do this,
34# we specify SLOT="1.2" in libfoo-1.2.2 and SLOT="1.3" in libfoo-1.3.2. 56# we specify SLOT="1.2" in libfoo-1.2.2 and SLOT="1.3" in libfoo-1.3.2.
35# emerge clean understands SLOTs, and will keep the most recent version 57# emerge clean understands SLOTs, and will keep the most recent version
36# of each SLOT and remove everything else. 58# of each SLOT and remove everything else.
37# Note that normal applications should use SLOT="0" if possible, since 59# Note that normal applications should use SLOT="0" if possible, since
38# there should only be exactly one version installed at a time. 60# there should only be exactly one version installed at a time.
39# DO NOT USE SLOT=""! This tells Portage to disable SLOTs for this package. 61# DO NOT USE SLOT=""! This tells Portage to disable SLOTs for this package.
40SLOT="0" 62SLOT="0"
41 63
42# Using KEYWORDS, we can record masking information *inside* an ebuild 64# Using KEYWORDS, we can record masking information *inside* an ebuild
43# instead of relying on an external package.mask file. Right now, you 65# instead of relying on an external package.mask file. Right now, you should
44# should set the KEYWORDS variable for every ebuild so that it contains 66# set the KEYWORDS variable for every ebuild so that it contains the names of
45# the names of all the architectures with which the ebuild works. We have 67# all the architectures with which the ebuild works. All of the official
46# 4 official architecture names right now: "x86", "ppc", "sparc" and 68# architectures can be found in the keywords.desc file which is in
47# "sparc64". So, if you've confirmed that your ebuild works on x86 and ppc, 69# /usr/portage/profiles/. Usually you should just set this to "~x86". The ~
48# you'd specify: KEYWORDS="x86 ppc" 70# in front of the architecture indicates that the package is new and should be
49# For packages that are platform-independant (like Java, PHP or Perl 71# considered unstable until testing proves its stability. So, if you've
50# applications) specify all keywords. 72# confirmed that your ebuild works on x86 and ppc, you'd specify:
73# KEYWORDS="~x86 ~ppc"
74# Once packages go stable, the ~ prefix is removed.
75# For binary packages, use -* and then list the archs the bin package
76# exists for. If the package was for an x86 binary package, then
77# KEYWORDS would be set like this: KEYWORDS="-* x86"
51# DO NOT USE KEYWORDS="*". This is deprecated and only for backward 78# DO NOT USE KEYWORDS="*". This is deprecated and only for backward
52# compatibility reasons. 79# compatibility reasons.
53KEYWORDS="x86" 80KEYWORDS="~x86"
54 81
55# Comprehensive list of any and all USE flags leveraged in the ebuild, 82# Comprehensive list of any and all USE flags leveraged in the ebuild,
56# with the exception of any ARCH specific flags, i.e. "ppc", "sparc", 83# with the exception of any ARCH specific flags, i.e. "ppc", "sparc",
57# "sparc64", "x86" and "alpha". This is a required variable. If the 84# "x86" and "alpha". This is a required variable. If the ebuild doesn't
58# ebuild doesn't use any USE flags, set to "". 85# use any USE flags, set to "".
59IUSE="X gnome" 86IUSE="gnome X"
87
88# A space delimited list of portage features to restrict. man 5 ebuild
89# for details. Usually not needed.
90#RESTRICT="strip"
60 91
61# Build-time dependencies, such as 92# Build-time dependencies, such as
62# ssl? ( >=openssl-0.9.6b ) 93# ssl? ( >=dev-libs/openssl-0.9.6b )
63# >=perl-5.6.1-r1 94# >=dev-lang/perl-5.6.1-r1
64# It is advisable to use the >= syntax show above, to reflect what you 95# It is advisable to use the >= syntax show above, to reflect what you
65# had installed on your system when you tested the package. Then 96# had installed on your system when you tested the package. Then
66# other users hopefully won't be caught without the right version of 97# other users hopefully won't be caught without the right version of
67# a dependency. 98# a dependency.
68DEPEND="" 99DEPEND=""
69 100
70# Run-time dependencies, same as DEPEND if RDEPEND isn't defined: 101# Run-time dependencies. Must be defined to whatever this depends on to run.
71#RDEPEND="" 102# The below is valid if the same run-time depends are required to compile.
103RDEPEND="${DEPEND}"
72 104
73# Source directory; the dir where the sources can be found (automatically 105# Source directory; the dir where the sources can be found (automatically
74# unpacked) inside ${WORKDIR}. S will get a default setting of ${WORKDIR}/${P} 106# unpacked) inside ${WORKDIR}. The default value for S is ${WORKDIR}/${P}
75# if you omit this line. 107# If you don't need to change it, leave the S= line out of the ebuild
108# to keep it tidy.
76S="${WORKDIR}/${P}" 109#S="${WORKDIR}/${P}"
77 110
78src_compile() { 111src_compile() {
79 # Most open-source packages use GNU autoconf for configuration. 112 # Most open-source packages use GNU autoconf for configuration.
113 # The quickest (and preferred) way of running configure is:
114 econf || die "econf failed"
115 #
80 # You should use something similar to the following lines to 116 # You could use something similar to the following lines to
81 # configure your package before compilation. The "|| die" portion 117 # configure your package before compilation. The "|| die" portion
82 # at the end will stop the build process if the command fails. 118 # at the end will stop the build process if the command fails.
83 # You should use this at the end of critical commands in the build 119 # You should use this at the end of critical commands in the build
84 # process. (Hint: Most commands are critical, that is, the build 120 # process. (Hint: Most commands are critical, that is, the build
85 # process should abort if they aren't successful.) 121 # process should abort if they aren't successful.)
86 ./configure \ 122 #./configure \
87 --host=${CHOST} \ 123 # --host=${CHOST} \
88 --prefix=/usr \ 124 # --prefix=/usr \
89 --infodir=/usr/share/info \ 125 # --infodir=/usr/share/info \
90 --mandir=/usr/share/man || die "./configure failed" 126 # --mandir=/usr/share/man || die "./configure failed"
91 # Note the use of --infodir and --mandir, above. This is to make 127 # Note the use of --infodir and --mandir, above. This is to make
92 # this package FHS 2.2-compliant. For more information, see 128 # this package FHS 2.2-compliant. For more information, see
93 # http://www.pathname.com/fhs/ 129 # http://www.pathname.com/fhs/
94 130
95 # emake (previously known as pmake) is a script that calls the 131 # emake (previously known as pmake) is a script that calls the
96 # standard GNU make with parallel building options for speedier 132 # standard GNU make with parallel building options for speedier
97 # builds (especially on SMP systems). Try emake first. It might 133 # builds (especially on SMP systems). Try emake first. It might
98 # not work for some packages, in which case you'll have to resort 134 # not work for some packages, because some makefiles have bugs
99 # to normal "make". 135 # related to parallelism, in these cases, use emake -j1 to limit
100 emake || die 136 # make to a single process. The -j1 is a visual clue to others
101 #make || die 137 # that the makefiles have bugs that have been worked around.
138 emake || die "emake failed"
102} 139}
103 140
104src_install() { 141src_install() {
105 # You must *personally verify* that this trick doesn't install 142 # You must *personally verify* that this trick doesn't install
106 # anything outside of DESTDIR; do this by reading and 143 # anything outside of DESTDIR; do this by reading and
107 # understanding the install part of the Makefiles. 144 # understanding the install part of the Makefiles.
108 make DESTDIR=${D} install || die 145 # This is the preferred way to install.
146 emake DESTDIR="${D}" install || die "emake install failed"
147
148 # When you hit a failure with emake, do not just use make. It is
149 # better to fix the Makefiles to allow proper parallelization.
150 # If you fail with that, use "emake -j1", it's still better than make.
151
109 # For Makefiles that don't make proper use of DESTDIR, setting 152 # For Makefiles that don't make proper use of DESTDIR, setting
110 # prefix is often an alternative. However if you do this, then 153 # prefix is often an alternative. However if you do this, then
111 # you also need to specify mandir and infodir, since they were 154 # you also need to specify mandir and infodir, since they were
112 # passed to ./configure as absolute paths (overriding the prefix 155 # passed to ./configure as absolute paths (overriding the prefix
113 # setting). 156 # setting).
114 #make \ 157 #emake \
115 # prefix=${D}/usr \ 158 # prefix="${D}"/usr \
116 # mandir=${D}/usr/share/man \ 159 # mandir="${D}"/usr/share/man \
117 # infodir=${D}/usr/share/info \ 160 # infodir="${D}"/usr/share/info \
118 # install || die 161 # libdir="${D}"/usr/$(get_libdir) \
162 # install || die "emake install failed"
119 # Again, verify the Makefiles! We don't want anything falling 163 # Again, verify the Makefiles! We don't want anything falling
120 # outside of ${D}. 164 # outside of ${D}.
165
166 # The portage shortcut to the above command is simply:
167 #
168 #einstall || die "einstall failed"
121} 169}

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