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deb-postinst - package post-installation maintainer script
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.
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.
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