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authorjoey <joey>2001-02-10 01:22:32 +0000
committerjoey <joey>2001-02-10 01:22:32 +0000
commitccbd3d9f501bc8d31e9fa82d04e4989f7e43c2a3 (patch)
tree25b5fe81b08dfad134b5bd0c9d3dd4e50b49a626 /dh_installinit
parent7463f7c8b8f9a7f90054043f55653da7a3286aa4 (diff)
r441: * Added dh_installman, a new program that replaces dh_installmanpages.
It is not DWIM. You tell it what to install and it figures out where based on .TH section field and filename extention. I reccommend everyone begin using it, since this is much better then dh_installmanpages's evilness. I've been meaning to do this for a very long time.. Closes: #38673, #53964, #64297, #16933, #17061, #54059, #54373, #61816 * dh_installmanpages remains in the package for backwards compatability, but is mildly deprecated. * dh_testversion is deprecated; use build dependancies instead. * dh_suidregister: re-enabled. Aj thinks that requiring people to stop using it is unacceptable. Who am I to disagree with a rc bug report? Closes: #84910 It is still deprecated, and it will still whine at you if you use it. I appreciate the job everyone has been doing at switching to statoverrides.. * Since dh_debstd requires dh_installmanpages (where do you think the latter's evil interface came from?), I have removed it. It was a nice thought-toy, but nobody really used it, right? * Since the from-debstd document walks the maintainer through running dh_debstd to get a list of debhelper commands, and since that document has really outlives its usefullness, I removed it too. Use dh-make instead. * dh_installman installs only into /usr/share/man, not the X11R6 directory. Policy says "files must not be installed into `/usr/X11R6/bin/', `/usr/X11R6/lib/', or `/usr/X11R6/man/' unless this is necessary for the package to operate properly", and I really doubt a man page being in /usr/share/man is going to break many programs. Closes: #81853 (I hope the bug submitter doesn't care that dh_installmanpages still puts stuff in the X11R6/man directory.) * dh_undocumented now the same too now. * dh_installinit: installs debian/package.default files as /etc/default/ files. * Updated to current perl coding standards (use strict, lower-case variable names, pod man pages). * Since with the fixing of the man page installer issue, my checklist for debhelper v3 is complete, I pronounce debhelper v3 done! Revved the version number appropriatly (a large jump; v3 changes less than I had planned). Note that I have no plans for a v4 at this time. :-) * Testing: I have used this new version of debhelper to build a large number of my own packages, and it seems to work. But this release touches every file in this package, so be careful out there..
Diffstat (limited to 'dh_installinit')
1 files changed, 22 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/dh_installinit b/dh_installinit
index e73aaf5..214028e 100755
--- a/dh_installinit
+++ b/dh_installinit
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ use Debian::Debhelper::Dh_Lib;
dh_installinit is a debhelper program that is responsible for installing
-init scripts into package build directories.
+init scripts and associated defaults files into package build directories.
It also automatically generates the postinst and postrm and prerm commands
needed to set up the symlinks in /etc/rc*.d/ and to start and stop the init
@@ -27,6 +27,10 @@ If a file named debian/package.init exists, then it is installed into
etc/init.d/package in the package build directory, with "package" replaced
by the package name.
+If a file named debian/package.default exists, then it is installed into
+etc/default/package in the package build directory, with "package" replaced
+by the package name.
=head1 OPTIONS
=over 4
@@ -42,9 +46,10 @@ Do not restart daemon on upgrade.
=item B<-d>, B<--remove-d>
Remove trailing "d" from the name of the package, and use the result for the
-filename the init script is installed as in etc/init.d/ . This may be useful
-for daemons with names ending in "d". (Note: this takes precedence over
-the --init-script parameter described below.)
+filename the init script is installed as in etc/init.d/ , and the defualt file
+is installed as in etc/default/ . This may be useful for daemons with names
+ending in "d". (Note: this takes precedence over the --init-script parameter
+described below.)
=item B<-u>I<params> B<--update-rcd-params=>I<params>
@@ -56,13 +61,13 @@ passed to L<update-rc.d(8)>.
=item B<--init-script=>I<scriptname>
Use "scriptname" as for the filename the init script is installed as in
-etc/init.d/ . This is useful if you need to have an init script with a name
+etc/init.d/ (and also use it as the filename for the defaults file, if it
+is installed). This is useful if you need to have an init script with a name
different from the package's name. Note that if you use this parameter,
dh_installinit will look to see if a file in the debian/ directory exists
-that looks like "scriptname" or "package.scriptname" and if so will install
-it as the init script in preference to the files it normally installs. This
-feature is really only useful if you need a single package to install more
-than one init script.
+that looks like "package.scriptname" and if so will install it as the init
+script in preference to the files it normally installs. This feature is really
+only useful if you need a single package to install more than one init script.
@@ -102,6 +107,14 @@ foreach my $package (@{$dh{DOPACKAGES}}) {
my $init=pkgfile($package,$script) || pkgfile($package,"init") ||
+ my $default=pkgfile($package,'default');
+ if ($default ne '') {
+ if (! -d "$tmp/etc/default") {
+ doit("install","-d","$tmp/etc/default");
+ }
+ doit("install","-p","-m644",$default,"$tmp/etc/default/$script");
+ }
if ($init ne '') {
if (! -d "$tmp/etc/init.d") {