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.
released on 9 November 2015
git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/stow.git
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|License:GPLv2orlater||Adam Spiers||20 December 2001|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|VCS Repository Webview||https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/stow.git|
|Required to use||Perl|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 May 2018.
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