Re: SW under /usr/local/
On Fri, Sep 29, 2000 at 11:47:29AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> >"Colin" == Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> Sven Burgener <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>> I use GNU stow, but never actually saw anyone suggesting this to be
> >>> *the* method.
> >> You have now ;) That's exactly how I deal with it, and I haven't
> >> seen anything that can do the job as well ...
> >> And the symlink algorithm it uses just *rocks*.
> When you want to uninstall the package, you just cd to /usr/local/stow
> again and type 'stow -D <package-name>', and it'll do the symlink magic
> in reverse; then you can delete /usr/local/stow/<package-name> in one
That's the whole beauty of it.
Thanks for all the replies.
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