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When portage installs a package after I emerge some-package where is it installed - my pwd or a specified directory?

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emerge -n portage-utils && qlist -e package

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I see it's specified in the ebuild file. Cool.

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Not reliably, no. If it's specified in the ebuild, it's likely either a very simple application, or what upstream provides is so messy each executable has to be specifically handled and placed carefully. –  reisio Jul 17 '12 at 23:40
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