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{{Entry
 
{{Entry
 
|Name=GNU Stow
 
|Name=GNU Stow
|Short description=Manages installation process
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|Short description=Symlink farm manager.
 
|Full description='''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.
 
|Full description='''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.
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Stow was inspired by Carnegie Mellon's "[[Depot]]" program, but is substantially simpler.
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
 
|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/stow/
|User level=intermediate
 
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|Is High Priority Project=No
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/stow.git
 
|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.gnu.org/stow.git
|Computer languages=Perl
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|Documentation note=https://www.gnu.org/software/stow/manual/
|Documentation note=User manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/stow/manual/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=No
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'''Selection from the [https://shop.fsf.org/ FSF shop]'''
|Related projects=Graft,Reflect,Sencap,Toast,ln_local
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books/free-freedom-20-richard-stallman Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman]
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[https://shop.fsf.org/books-docs/introduction-command-line Introduction to the Command Line]
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'''[https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement]'''
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If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org
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|Decommissioned or Obsolete=No
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|Donate=https://my.fsf.org/donate/
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|Related projects=gnustandards,Graft,Reflect,Sencap,Toast,ln_local,Depot,Pkgutils,install-log,Epkg
 
|Keywords=administration,file management,installation,stow,GNU stow
 
|Keywords=administration,file management,installation,stow,GNU stow
 
|Version identifier=2.2.2
 
|Version identifier=2.2.2
 
|Version date=2015/11/09
 
|Version date=2015/11/09
 
|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/stow/stow-2.2.2.tar.gz
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|Version download=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow/stow-2.2.2.tar.bz2
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
 
|Last review by=Bendikker
|Last review date=2018/02/19
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|Last review date=2019/01/16
|Submitted by=David Hedlund
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Submitted date=2011/04/01
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|User level=intermediate
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|Paid support=https://www.fsf.org/resources/service/
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|Accepts cryptocurrency donations=Yes
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|OpenPGP signature=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow/stow-2.2.2.tar.bz2.sig
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|Test entry=No
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|Is GNU=Yes
 
|GNU package identifier=stow
 
|GNU package identifier=stow
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|Decommissioned/Obsolete=No
 
|License verified date=2001-12-20
 
|License verified date=2001-12-20
 
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|License verified by=Adam Spiers
 
|License verified by=Adam Spiers
 
|License verified date=2001-12-20
 
|License verified date=2001-12-20
|License note=Will probably migrate to GPLv3 soon.
 
 
}}
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Email=stow@adamspiers.org
 
|Email=stow@adamspiers.org
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{{Person
 
|Real name=Troy Mill
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
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{{Resource
 
{{Resource
 
|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
 
|Resource audience=Savannah (Ref)
|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow/
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
 
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
 
|Resource kind=VCS Repository Webview
|Resource URL=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/stow.git
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|Resource URL=https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/stow.git/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-stow/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-stow/
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}}
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{{Resource
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/stow-devel/
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/info-stow/
|Resource URL=mailto:bug-stow@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Support
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|Resource kind=Mailing List
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
|Resource URL=mailto:help-stow@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Announcements
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|Resource kind=Download
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow/
|Resource URL=mailto:info-stow@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Resource
 
{{Resource
|Resource audience=Developer
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|Resource kind=General
|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.gnu.org/people/
|Resource URL=mailto:stow-devel@gnu.org
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software category
 
{{Software category
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Interface=command-line
 
|Programming-language=perl
 
|Programming-language=perl
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|Runs-on=GNU/Linux
 
|System-administration=configuration
 
|System-administration=configuration
 
|Use=system-administration
 
|Use=system-administration
|Version-control=git
 
 
}}
 
}}
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
{{Software prerequisite
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
 
|Prerequisite kind=Required to use
|Prerequisite description=Perl
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|Prerequisite description=[[Perl]]
 
}}
 
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{{Featured}}
 
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Latest revision as of 12:26, 16 January 2019


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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.





Licensing

License

Verified by

Verified on

Notes

Verified by

Adam Spiers

Verified on

20 December 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Adam Spiers Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/stow-devel/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/stow.git/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-stow/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/stow/
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/stow
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/info-stow/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-stow/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usePerl




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"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.


"Savannah (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

























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