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GNU Stow 2.4.0 released
     posted by aspiers, Sun 07 Apr 2024 11:22:19 PM UTC

Stow 2.4.0 has been released. This release contains some much-wanted bug-fixes — specifically, fixing the --dotfiles option to work with dot-foo directories, and avoiding a spurious warning when unstowing. There were also very many clean-ups and improvements, mostly internal and not visible to users. See for more details.

GNU Stow 2.3.1 released
     posted by aspiers, Sun 28 Jul 2019 01:43:29 PM UTC

This release improves ease of installation by dropping some module dependencies which were introduced in 2.3.0.  It also fixes an issue with the test suite, and improves the release procedure.  See for more details.

Also note that 2.3.0 was released last month (June 2019) and announced on the mailing lists but not here on savannah.

GNU Stow 2.2.2 released
     posted by aspiers, Mon 09 Nov 2015 09:46:24 PM UTC

After a long wait, this release contains a number of bug fixes and minor cleanups.

GNU Stow 2.2.0 released
     posted by aspiers, Sat 18 Feb 2012 08:56:48 PM UTC

This release introduces a long-wanted --no-folding option which disables the (re)folding which in some usage scenarios can be confusing or undesirable.  It also drops the abbreviated -a version of the --adopt option for safety reasons, and makes various improvements to the documentation, test suite, and command-line output.

GNU Stow 2.1.3 released
     posted by aspiers, Tue 10 Jan 2012 01:42:29 PM UTC

This release adds a new --adopt option.

GNU Stow also available via CPAN
     posted by aspiers, Thu 15 Dec 2011 09:13:14 PM UTC

In addition to, Stow is also available from CPAN, and can be installed via the normal CPAN mechanisms.  Follow the link for details:

GNU Stow 2.1.2 released
     posted by aspiers, Thu 15 Dec 2011 09:07:27 PM UTC

This is another release which fixes some more installation issues.  If you have already installed 2.1.1 there is no need to upgrade to this.

GNU Stow 2.1.1 released
     posted by aspiers, Tue 06 Dec 2011 06:12:27 PM UTC

This is a minor release which fixes a couple of installation issues and improves some of the documentation.

GNU Stow 2.1.0 released
     posted by aspiers, Sat 03 Dec 2011 05:40:58 PM UTC

I'm very happy to announce that GNU Stow 2.1.0 is now available for download from and also from the mirrors as soon as they catch up.

This is the first official release of Stow since January 2002, and the new version is a complete refresh of the entire codebase, with a [...]

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