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|Full description=Manages the installation process by keeping packages separate while making them appear to be installed in the same place. Stow doesn't store an extra state between runs, so there's no danger of mangling directories when file hierarchies don't match the database. Also, stow will never delete any files, directories, or links that appear in a stow directory, so it is always possible to rebuild the target tree.
 
|Full description=Manages the installation process by keeping packages separate while making them appear to be installed in the same place. Stow doesn't store an extra state between runs, so there's no danger of mangling directories when file hierarchies don't match the database. Also, stow will never delete any files, directories, or links that appear in a stow directory, so it is always possible to rebuild the target tree.
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=Stow
 
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/stow.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/stow.git
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|Related projects=Graft,Reflect,Sencap,Toast,ln_local
 
|Related projects=Graft,Reflect,Sencap,Toast,ln_local
 
|Keywords=administration,file management,installation,stow,GNU stow
 
|Keywords=administration,file management,installation,stow,GNU stow
|Version identifier=2.1.2
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|Version identifier=2.2.0
|Version date=2011/12/11
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|Version date=2012/02/18
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/stow/stow-2.1.2.tar.gz
 
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/stow/stow-2.1.2.tar.gz
|Version comment=2.1.2 stable released Dec 11th 2011
 
 
|Last review by=Adam Spiers
 
|Last review by=Adam Spiers
 
|Last review date=2011/12/15
 
|Last review date=2011/12/15
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Status=
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|GNU package identifier=Stow
 
|License verified date=2001-12-20
 
|License verified date=2001-12-20
 
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=stow@adamspiers.org
 
|Email=stow@adamspiers.org
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|Resource URL=
 
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Latest revision as of 17:39, 6 December 2013

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stow

http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
Manages the installation process by keeping packages separate while making them appear to be installed in the same place. Stow doesn't store an extra state between runs, so there's no danger of mangling directories when file hierarchies don't match the database. Also, stow will never delete any files, directories, or links that appear in a stow directory, so it is always possible to rebuild the target tree.

Documentation

User manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/manual/

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:Stow

Download

Download version 2.2.0 (stable)
released on 18 February 2012

VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterAdam Spiers20 December 2001
Will probably migrate to GPLv3 soon.



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Adam Spiers Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support E-mail mailto:help-stow@gnu.org
Announcements E-mail mailto:info-stow@gnu.org
Developer E-mail mailto:stow-devel@gnu.org
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://savannah.gnu.org/git/?group=stow
Discussion forums E-mail http://savannah.gnu.org/mail/?group_id=978
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-stow@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Perl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 15 December 2011.



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