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@@ -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