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Section: dpkg suite (5)
Updated: 2019-09-05
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NAME

deb-postinst - package post-installation maintainer script  

SYNOPSIS

postinst  

DESCRIPTION

A package can perform several post-installation actions via maintainer scripts, by including an executable postinst file in its control archive (i.e. DEBIAN/postinst during package creation).

The script can be called in the following ways:

postinst configure old-version
After the package was installed.
postinst triggered trigger-name...
After the package was triggered.
old-postinst abort-upgrade new-version
If prerm fails during upgrade or fails on failed upgrade.
old-postinst abort-remove
If prerm fails during removal.
postinst abort-deconfigure in-favour new-package new-version

       [ removing old-package old-version ] If prerm fails during deconfiguration of a package.
postinst abort-remove in-favour new-package new-version
If prerm fails during replacement due to conflict.
 

SEE ALSO

dpkg(1).


 

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