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Re: Package maintainer scripts

On Mon, Jul 12, 1999 at 05:25:38PM +0200, Jerome Marant wrote:
> Can I find somewhere skeletons for postinst, preinst, postrm and prerm 
> scripts so avoiding the whole rewriting that leads to many bugs ?

There are no skeletons, because those scripts are used for many purposes.
Many packages don't need them at all and many packages have differing
requirements on what a postinst should do.  So, really, all you can do is to
bake your own and go shopping for reusable parts from others' scripts.

Try http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/rules/ .  You can also go and read the
source to other packages that have approximately what you want.

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