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Package post-removal maintainer script.

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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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