deb-postinst(5) dpkg suite deb-postinst(5)NAME
deb-postinst - package post-installation maintainer script
A package can perform several post-installation actions via maintainer scripts, by including an executable postinst file in its control
archive (i.e. DEBIAN/postinst during package creation).
The script can be called in the following ways:
postinst configure old-version
After the package was installed.
postinst triggered trigger-name...
After the package was triggered.
old-postinst abort-upgrade new-version
If prerm fails during upgrade or fails on failed upgrade.
If prerm fails during removal.
postinst abort-deconfigure in-favour new-package new-version
[ removing old-package old-version ]
If prerm fails during deconfiguration of a package.
postinst abort-remove in-favour new-package new-version
If prerm fails during replacement due to conflict.
SEE ALSO dpkg(1).
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update-default-ispell - update default ispell dictionary
update-default-ispell [--dico-postinst] [--triggered]
WARNING: Not to be used from the command line unless you know very well what you are doing.
This program is intended to be called from ispell dictionary package postinst, from select-default-ispell or from dictionaries-common
postinst (with --dico-postinst).
When called under dpkg control without the --dico-postinst option, a dictionaries-common trigger is enabled to be run later. In the
triggered run (or when is called from the command line or with --trigger option), reads the system default from the debconf database and
set default links in /etc/dictionaries-common pointing to the appropriate files in /usr/lib/ispell/. Also updates the system-wide setting
/etc/dictionaries-common/ispell-default. and rebuilds the /var/cache/dictionaries-common/ispell.db and the emacsen, jed, and SquirrelMail
support (to be put in /var/cache/dictionaries-common/) from the files in /var/lib/dictionaries-common/ispell
When called from from dictionaries-common postinst with --dico-postinst symlinks creation step will be skipped and trigger not enabled.
OPTIONS --dico-postinst Do not enable trigger nor try to set default symlinks. --triggered Run all the code instead of trying to enable
The dictionaries-common policy document
Rafael Laboissiere Agustin Martin Domingo
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