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<li><a href="howdoi.html#unmask">Unmask a Package</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromcvs">Sync from CVS</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromsnapshot">Sync from a Gentoo tree snapshot</a></li>
+ <li><a href="howdoi.html#deletedvdb">Recover VDB</a></li>
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<h2 id="ccache">Use <code>ccache</code></h2>
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sync_options = --strip-components=1
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+<h2 id="deletedvdb">Recover VDB</h2>
+
+<p>If you deleted <code>/var/db/pkg</code> by accident, you're pretty much screwed. So don't do that, and be more
+careful next time.</p>
+
+<p>If you deleted <code>/var/db/pkg</code> on purpose, please install OS X and stop pestering us.</p>
+