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authorMarcin Owsiany <porridge@debian.org>2012-09-09 12:13:20 +0100
committerJoey Hess <joey@kitenet.net>2012-09-09 14:17:20 -0400
commita3494762925e5a42a42ce82c688f62f163ffad1b (patch)
tree17ebd0bc0a1d852670cf139286341d2f4379b59b /doc
parentb3c00de156adf9c52da3cd0fa7c46414d5eb6982 (diff)
Make it possible to pass perl code to autoscript.
The shell-quoted sed code passed as parameter 4 is fragile (see Bug#665296). Make it possible to pass a sub that operates on each line via $_ instead. Also add a basic unit test for Dh_Lib, for now just with tests for autoscript.
Diffstat (limited to 'doc')
-rw-r--r--doc/PROGRAMMING9
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/doc/PROGRAMMING b/doc/PROGRAMMING
index bcf1c13..e1440c9 100644
--- a/doc/PROGRAMMING
+++ b/doc/PROGRAMMING
@@ -191,13 +191,16 @@ isnative($package)
is a native debian package.
As a side effect, $dh{VERSION} is set to the version number of the
package.
-autoscript($package, $scriptname, $snippetname, $sedcommands)
+autoscript($package, $scriptname, $snippetname, $sedcommands || $sub)
Pass parameters:
- binary package to be affected
- script to add to
- filename of snippet
- - sed commands to run on the snippet. Ie, s/#PACKAGE#/$PACKAGE/
- (optional) Note: Passed to the shell inside double quotes.
+ - (optional) EITHER sed commands to run on the snippet. Ie,
+ s/#PACKAGE#/$PACKAGE/ Note: Passed to the shell inside double
+ quotes.
+ OR a perl sub to invoke with $_ set to each line of the snippet in
+ turn.
This command automatically adds shell script snippets to a debian
maintainer script (like the postinst or prerm).
Note that in v6 mode and up, the snippets are added in reverse