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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
In my article at BIOS_LEVEL, I took a look at uShare. I'll spare you the introduction to uShare and get to the point of this writing. If you're unfamiliar with uShare, then by all means, read our review. In the article, I discussed creating an rc-script for uShare in Gentoo, to automate the process of starting and stopping it. This is beginning of a series of articles on how to package an application for Gentoo's Portage. I'm going to start by creating a more advanced rc-script than what I wrote for the BIOS_LEVEL article, then in later entries create an ebuild and show how to put it into portage so you can emerge ushare. Let's begin by looking at the original rc-script.