EBUILD file format description

EBUILD file format

We made this page to help you understand how to work with EBUILD files. Here, you can find info on software that can handle these files. It includes simple programs for opening and converting them.

Learn about the EBUILD file and its functions here!

We also explain how to convert them into other types. It's simple and hassle-free. For opening or changing EBUILD files, this page offers all the tools you need.

#1 Portage eBuild Script

The EBUILD file is categorized under Development. It is associated with Gentoo Linux, serving as a Portage eBuild Script. Portage is a package management system used by Gentoo Linux, based on the concept of ports collections. An Ebuild Script is a specialized bash script which automates compilation and installation procedures for software packages. Visit the website of Gentoo Linux for a detailed description of the EBUILD format.

Application:Gentoo Linux
Category:Development files
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Portage eBuild Script related extensions

  • lxb LXBatch Program
  • rdv NTgraph Borland C 32 Data
  • wfs Windows Script File
  • wscript Waf Wscript

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Windows can't open your EBUILD file?

When you try to open a file by double-clicking it, Windows looks at the file's name to figure out what to do. If Windows doesn't know the file type, it'll ask you to choose an app to open this EBUILD file.

To set the EBUILD file association in Windows 11, you can follow these steps

  1. Open the Settings app by clicking on the Start menu and selecting the gear icon.
  2. In the Settings app, click on System and then select Apps from the left-hand side menu.
  3. Scroll down and click on the Default apps option.
  4. In the Default apps section, you will find various categories. They include Email, Web browser, and Music player.
  5. Locate the category that matches the file type you want to associate. For example, choose Photos for image files, or Video player for video files.
  6. Click on the current default app listed under the category. A list of available apps will appear.
  7. Choose the app you want to set as the default for that file type. If the app you want is not listed, click on More apps to see more options. Or, click on Look for an app in the Microsoft Store to search for apps.
  8. After selecting the app, it will become the default choice for opening files of that type.

It's worth mentioning that you don't always need to set EBUILD file association. Many apps can open files. They don't need a specific file association to be set.

Handle EBUILD files with care

Exercise caution when handling EBUILD files from unknown sources. Files from certain sources can threaten your computer's security. They might contain malware, viruses, or harmful software. To minimize risks, avoid downloading or opening unfamiliar EBUILD files. Use trusted antivirus software to scan files from unknown sources before opening.

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