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Source code changes of the file "doc/stow.texi" between
stow-2.3.0.tar.bz2 and stow-2.3.1.tar.bz2

About: GNU Stow is a program for managing the installation of multiple software packages to a shared run-time directory tree (e.g. /usr/local) via symlinks, whilst keeping the files from each package separate.

stow.texi  (stow-2.3.0.tar.bz2):stow.texi  (stow-2.3.1.tar.bz2)
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@noindent @noindent
will permit stow to overwrite links that point to pre-existing man and info will permit stow to overwrite links that point to pre-existing man and info
pages that are owned by stow and would otherwise cause a conflict. pages that are owned by stow and would otherwise cause a conflict.
The regular expression is anchored to the beginning of the path relative to The regular expression is anchored to the beginning of the path relative to
the target directory, because this is what you will want to do most of the time. the target directory, because this is what you will want to do most of the time.
@item --no-folding @item --no-folding
This disables any further @ref{tree folding} or @ref{tree refolding}. This disables any further tree folding (@pxref{tree folding}) or
If a new subdirectory is encountered whilst stowing a new package, the refolding (@pxref{tree refolding}). If a new subdirectory is
subdirectory is created within the target, and its contents are encountered whilst stowing a new package, the subdirectory is created
symlinked, rather than just creating a symlink for the directory. If within the target, and its contents are symlinked, rather than just
removal of symlinks whilst unstowing a package causes a subtree to be creating a symlink for the directory. If removal of symlinks whilst
foldable (i.e. only containing symlinks to a single package), that unstowing a package causes a subtree to be foldable (i.e. only
subtree will not be removed and replaced with a symlink. containing symlinks to a single package), that subtree will not be
removed and replaced with a symlink.
@cindex adopting existing files @cindex adopting existing files
@item --adopt @item --adopt
@strong{Warning!} This behaviour is specifically intended to alter the @strong{Warning!} This behaviour is specifically intended to alter the
contents of your stow directory. If you do not want that, this option contents of your stow directory. If you do not want that, this option
is not for you. is not for you.
When stowing, if a target is encountered which already exists but is a When stowing, if a target is encountered which already exists but is a
plain file (and hence not owned by any existing stow package), then plain file (and hence not owned by any existing stow package), then
normally Stow will register this as a conflict and refuse to proceed. normally Stow will register this as a conflict and refuse to proceed.
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