On 2/14/08, Lanza Fabrizio <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>  Hi,
> I need to manually uninstall a package (without emerge --unmerge).

Er, manually meaning 'I want to delete anything it installed by hand'?
or 'I want to run the phases by hand'?

Why doesn't emerge -C work for this case?

> How do I
> tell emerge that a package is not installed (even if it is)? (I basically
> need to force a reinstall, for a catalyst issue.)

emerge <package> will reinstall it...

>  Another good question is: how does portage know that a package is actually
> installed?
>  Thank you.
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