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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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Download

https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow/stow-2.2.2.tar.gz

version 2.2.2 (stable)
released on 9 November 2015



User level

Intermediate

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VCS Checkout

Categories

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Licensing

License

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Notes

Verified by

Adam Spiers

Verified on

20 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/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/stow.git
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/stow-devel/
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/Stow/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/stow/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow/
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-stow/


Software prerequisites

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 November 2018.



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