deb-postinst

deb-postinst(5)                   dpkg suite                   deb-postinst(5)

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).

1.19.0.5                          2019-09-05                   deb-postinst(5)
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