On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 04:01:09PM +0100, Marc Haber wrote: > Any ideas how one could implement shared variables in maintainer > scripts? There are things like the account name that need to be > present in postinst and postrm, and I am notorious for changing one > while leaving the other. Is there any recommended hack to do variable > substitution in maintainer scripts at build time? The autoconf/debhelper way? for file in postrm prerm postinst preinst do sed -ie "s/USERNAME_TO_BE_FILLED_HERE/$username/g" debian/$file done -- Wouter Verhelst Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org "Stop breathing down my neck." "My breathing is merely a simulation." "So is my neck, stop it anyway!" -- Voyager's EMH versus the Prometheus' EMH, stardate 51462.
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