Organizer for /usr/local software packages
GNU Stow is a software installation manager for /usr/local. Using
symbolic links, GNU Stow helps you keep the installations separate
(/usr/local/stow/emacs vs. /usr/local/stow/perl, for example) while
maintaining the illusion that they are all under /usr/local.
This is GNU Stow, a program for managing the installation of software
packages, keeping them separate (/usr/local/stow/emacs vs.
/usr/local/stow/perl, for example) while making them appear to be
installed in the same place (/usr/local). 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
News file for Stow.
* Changes in version 2.2.0
** New --no-folding option
Disables folding of newly stowed directories when stowing, and
refolding of newly foldable directories when unstowing.
** Remove -a option (--adopt still available)
As --adopt is the only option which allows stow to modify files, it
is considered potentially dangerous (especially for stow package
STOW.IN(8) User Contributed Perl Documentation STOW.IN(8)
stow - software package installation manager
stow [ options ] package ...
This manual page describes GNU Stow @VERSION@, a program for
managing the installation of software packages. This is not
the definitive documentation for stow; for that, see the info
Thu Jan 31 2008 Kahlil Hodgson <email@example.com>
* stow.texi: Austin Wood and Chris Hoo
Sat Feb 18 17:08:19 2012 +0000 Adam Spiers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* Bump version to 2.2.0
stow (2.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add shebang lines to maintainer scripts (Closes: #686434).
* Next release should be under GPL v3
* Get permission for next documentation release to be under F
Stow was written by Bob Glickstein <email@example.com>, Zanshin
Browse inside stow_2.2.0-2_all.deb