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GNU Stow

https://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
symlink farm manager

Stow is a symlink manager. It generates symlinks to directories of data and makes them appear to be merged into the same directory. It is typically used for managing software packages installed from source, by letting you install them apart in distinct directories and then create symlinks to the files in a common directory such as /usr/local.

Stow was inspired by Carnegie Mellon's "Depot" program, but is substantially simpler.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/stow/manual/

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlaterAdam Spiers20 December 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Adam Spiers Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/stow
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-stow
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/stow-devel
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/stow
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/Stow
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/stow.git
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-stow


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usePerl

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 May 2018.



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