dh_installdeb man page

dh_installdeb — install files into the DEBIAN directory

Synopsis

dh_installdeb [debhelper options]

Description

dh_installdeb is a debhelper program that is responsible for installing files into the DEBIAN directories in package build directories with the correct permissions.

Files

package.postinst
package.preinst
package.postrm
package.prerm
These maintainer scripts are installed into the DEBIAN directory.

Inside the scripts, the token #DEBHELPER# is replaced with shell script snippets generated by other debhelper commands.
package.triggers
package.shlibs
These control files are installed into the DEBIAN directory.

Note that package.shlibs is only installed in compat level 9 and earlier. In compat 10, please use dh_makeshlibs(1).
package.conffiles
This control file will be installed into the DEBIAN directory.

In v3 compatibility mode and higher, all files in the etc/ directory in a package will automatically be flagged as conffiles by this program, so there is no need to list them manually here.
package.maintscript
Lines in this file correspond to dpkg-maintscript-helper(1) commands and parameters. Any shell metacharacters will be escaped, so arbitrary shell code cannot be inserted here. For example, a line such as "mv_conffile /etc/oldconffile /etc/newconffile" will insert maintainer script snippets into all maintainer scripts sufficient to move that conffile.

See Also

debhelper(7)

This program is a part of debhelper.

Author

Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>

Referenced By

debhelper(7), dh_icons(1), dh_installcatalogs(1), dh_installdebconf(1), dh_installdocs(1), dh_installemacsen(1), dh_installmenu(1), dh_installmodules(1), dh_installxfonts(1), dh_makeshlibs(1), dh_usrlocal(1), dpkg-maintscript-helper(1).

2015-05-15 9.20150628 Debhelper