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Get rid of stowaway packages with GNU Stow

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 72.68.110.24] on February 25, 2008 01:31 PM
As a sometime stow user on Solaris and Linux systems, for those tough-to-resolve naming conflicts or when renaming conflicting package library names is not an option, I opt to create the /usr/local2 tree. Then add /usr/local2/bin to PATH and /usr/local2/lib to /etc/ld.so.conf, etc.

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