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authorJoey Hess <>2012-10-15 14:11:51 -0400
committerJoey Hess <>2012-10-15 14:11:51 -0400
commit3eda9d1c88f6b9888c6255f2defdac30310af144 (patch)
tree621962c690caed5a6ab6dc820c10255e1ba288a7 /dh_installinit
parenta0a7bb3433cba64677cf25c469d626552da9f356 (diff)
dh_installinit: Support systemd. Closes: #690399 Thanks, Michael Stapelberg
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_installinit')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/dh_installinit b/dh_installinit
index 65e143a5..9d9fb0c5 100755
--- a/dh_installinit
+++ b/dh_installinit
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
=head1 NAME
-dh_installinit - install init scripts and/or upstart jobs and/or systemd services into package build directories
+dh_installinit - install service init files into package build directories
@@ -16,8 +16,8 @@ B<dh_installinit> [S<I<debhelper options>>] [B<--name=>I<name>] [B<-n>] [B<-R>]
B<dh_installinit> is a debhelper program that is responsible for installing
-init scripts with associated defaults files, as well as upstart job files
-into package build directories.
+init scripts with associated defaults files, as well as upstart job files,
+and systemd service files into package build directories.
It also automatically generates the F<postinst> and F<postrm> and F<prerm>
commands needed to set up the symlinks in F</etc/rc*.d/> to start and stop
@@ -50,7 +50,8 @@ the package build directory.
=item debian/I<package>.tmpfile
If this exists, it is installed into usr/lib/tmpfiles.d/I<package>.conf in the
-package build directory.
+package build directory. (The tmpfiles.d mechanism is currently only used
+by systemd.)