Organiser for /usr/local/ hierarchy
GNU Stow helps the system administrator organise files under /usr/local/
by allowing each piece of software to be installed in its own tree under
/usr/local/stow/, and then using symlinks to create the illusion that
all the software is installed in the same place.
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 is a Perl script which should run correctly under Perl 4 and Perl
5. You must install Perl before running Stow. For more information
about Perl, see http:/
News file for Stow.
* Changes in version 1.3:
** Added --restow option.
** Fixed handling of slashes in package names.
** Expanded configure-time search for Perl binary.
* Changes in version 1.2:
** Dependency on `pwd' removed.
** Perl 4 compatibility fixes.
** Manual expanded even more.
* Changes in version 1.1:
** Long and short options now accepted.
stow - software package installation manager
stow [options] package...
This manual page describes GNU Stow 1.3.2, a program for man‐
aging the installation of software packages. This is not the
definitive documentation for stow; for that, see the info
stow (1.3.2-10) frozen unstable; urgency=medium, closes=24093
* Three-line patch to prevent stow
Fri Oct 11 22:09:45 1996 Bob Glickstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* stow.html, configure.in: Versi
-*- outline -*-
* Autodetect "foreign" stow directories
* Fix empty-dir problem (see "Known bugs"
Stow was written by Bob Glickstein <email@example.com>, Zanshin
Thanks to the following people for testing, using, commenting on, and
otherwise aiding the creation
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