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ln_local

ln_local is a simple shell script for managing the installation of software packages (typically in /usr/local). It's a program between stow and lndir/cleanlinks. The approach used by ln_local (based on Stow) is to install each package into its own tree, then use symbolic links to make it appear as though the files are installed in the common tree.

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  •  21 Jun 2004 14:38

    Release Notes: A typo in action_info that made it impossible to see if changes were made or not was fixed. The handling of command line arguments was completely rewritten.

    •  08 Jun 2004 13:29

      Release Notes: The method for finding files was completely rewritten so that files with spaces in their names don't cause problems anymore.

      •  14 Jan 2003 19:26

        Release Notes: A $(PREFIX) has been added to the Makefile to install ln_local in a directory other than /usr/local.

        •  13 Jan 2003 01:46

          No changes have been submitted for this release.

          Recent comments

          24 Jun 2004 22:33 c1announce

          Try Graft (Perl Implementation of the same idea)
          http://www.gormand.com.au/peters/tools/graft/

          The project is very stable and has a lot of great features.

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