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Re: debian / solaris

Hello Mike,

But stow is not enough in itself (or is there something I
missed about stow?).
You first have to install the package then you can "stow" it
to your public area.

OIS Team,

Mike Renfro wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 05:39:52PM +0200, Loic Jaouen wrote:
> > Look at the /usr/local/pkg of your solaris box and tell me if you
> > don't see there: tar, openssl, gmake, gcc ...  Just something to
> > take care of /usr/local/pkg and /usr/dangerous/pkg for generic and
> > homegrew packages.
> How about stow? I'm using it for all my local Solaris builds, and the
> only package that was not sufficiently stow-aware (that I remember) is
> teTeX. teTeX makes considerable effort to keep itself in one directory
> anyway, so it's not a big issue.
> Stow is old, but it's Perl, and works fine for me. Documentation even
> includes bootstrapping instructions for using stow to manage both
> itself and perl.
> Package: stow
> Priority: optional
> Section: admin
> Installed-Size: 141
> Maintainer: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
> Architecture: all
> Version: 1.3.2-11
> Filename: dists/potato/main/binary-all/admin/stow_1.3.2-11.deb
> Size: 54486
> MD5sum: 45e1b56c38943439e49e2f2bdbadca39
> Description: 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.
> --
> Mike Renfro  / R&D Engineer, Center for Manufacturing Research,
> 931 372-3601 / Tennessee Technological University -- renfro@tntech.edu
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