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Package post-installation maintainer script.

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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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