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deb-postrm

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

deb-postrm - package post-removal maintainer script  

SYNOPSIS

postrm  

DESCRIPTION

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

The script can be called in the following ways:

postrm remove
After the package was removed.
postrm purge
After the package was purged.
old-postrm upgrade new-version
After the package was upgraded.
new-postrm failed-upgrade old-version new-version
If the above upgrade call fails.
postrm disappear overwriter-package overwriter-version
After all of the packages files have been replaced.
new-postrm abort-install
If preinst fails during install.
new-postrm abort-install old-version new-version
If preinst fails during upgrade of removed package.
new-postrm abort-upgrade old-version new-version
If preinst fails during upgrade.
 

SEE ALSO

dpkg(1).


 

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