Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of MaintainerScripts


Ignore:
Timestamp:
08/05/14 18:15:24 (7 years ago)
Author:
jdreed
Comment:

--

Legend:

Unmodified
Added
Removed
Modified
  • MaintainerScripts

    v4 v5  
    1919 * `prerm`:The package’s postinst maintainer script. 
    2020 
    21 All scripts should include the tag `#DEBHELPER#` as the penultimate line of the script, should explicitly exit with status 0 at the end of the script, and should handle all possible arguments (see below).   When creating new maintainer scripts, you should use the examples in `/usr/share/debhelper/dh_make/debian/`.  In there, you'll fine `postinst.ex`, `preinst.ex`, etc.   
     21All scripts should include the tag `#DEBHELPER#` as the penultimate line^(1)^ of the script, should explicitly exit with status 0 at the end of the script, and should handle all possible arguments (see below).   When creating new maintainer scripts, you should use the examples in `/usr/share/debhelper/dh_make/debian/`.  In there, you'll fine `postinst.ex`, `preinst.ex`, etc.   
     22 
     23^(1)^ There may be times when you want `#DEBHELPER#` at the top of the script.  Basically, `#DEBHELPER#` will be replaced by all the other stuff added by debhelper scripts.  So if you supply a _packagename_.init script, `dh_installinit` will add some code to restart the daemon, and that code will show up where the `#DEBHELPER#` tag is.  This does require a bit of thought.  If you're using ConfigPackageDev and diverting a file, and then relying on the file already being diverted in the postinst, then the tag needs to go at the top. 
    2224 
    2325== Arguments ==